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1.

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
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Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University

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Downloads 2,289
2.

Prevention of Atrocities Act - Boon or Bane

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
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Acharya Nagarjuna University
Downloads 152
3.

Corporate Governance and the Creation of the SEC

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
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Harvard University, University of Miami - Department of Finance and Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 710
4.

The Limitations of Business Case Logic for Societal Benefit & Implications for Corporate Law: A Case Study of ‘Climate Friendly’ Banks

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
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King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 77
5.

Gender Diversity and Securities Fraud

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
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Florida Atlantic University, Hong Kong Shue Yan College and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

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Downloads 256
6.

Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 14-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-25
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and USC Gould School of Law

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Downloads 135
7.

Screening Plaintiffs and Selecting Defendants in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois and Indiana

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS 14-13, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-30, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E535
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University Law Center, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 107
8.

Damage Caps and the Labor Supply of Physicians: Evidence from the Third Reform Wave

nearly final version, published in 18 American Law and Economics Review 463-505 (2016), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-11, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
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Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 200
9.

Child Support and the Custodial Mother's Move or Remarriage

Presented at the 2014 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies held at Berkeley.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 May 2015
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Arizona State University College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Psychology
Downloads 32
10.

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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Downloads 74
11.

Payday Loan Regulation and Neighborhood Crime

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2016
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Downloads 60
12.

Countering the Plaintiff’s Anchor: Jury Simulations to Evaluate Damages Arguments

101 Iowa Law Review 543 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-36, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 596
13.

The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Legal Studies and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 83
14.

Analyzing Text Data

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 76
15.

Imagining a World Without the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University College London - School of Public Policy
Downloads 241
16.

Monitoring the Monitors: How Social Factors Influence Supply Chain Auditors

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-032, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
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University of California Hastings College of the Law, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 115
17.

Patenting — With Chinese Characteristics

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
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University of Illinois College of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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18.

Trust, Leniency and Deterrence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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University of Bologna - Department of Economics, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), SITE-Stockholm School of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics (SITE)
Downloads 208
19.

Gender Disparity in Law Review Citation Rates

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2018, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-38
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Richmond - School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 209
20.

Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
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University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Smith School of Business and Queen's University

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Downloads 112
21.

Rigidity of Public Contracts

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Nro. 3, pp. 396-427
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs

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22.

Executive Compensation in Controlled Companies

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2015, Harvard John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Fellows' Discussion Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 422
23.

The Leviathan's Rule by Law

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (December 2015)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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24.

Evidence of Marginal Deterrence: Kidnapping and Murder in Italy

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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Università di Corsica (Laboratoire LISA - UMR 6240 CNRS), West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics and Università degli Studi di Sassari
Downloads 30
25.

Does Juvenile Delinquency Reduce Educational Attainment?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
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University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics

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26.

Taboo Procedural Tradeoffs: Examining How the Public Experiences Tradeoffs between Procedural Justice and Cost

15 Nevada Law Journal 882 (2015)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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27.

Third Party Punishment Under Judicial Review: An Economic Experiment on the Effects of Appeals

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS) and Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS)
Downloads 27
29.

Does the Quality of the Plaintiffs' Law Firm Matter in Deal Litigation?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
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University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 180
30.

The Impact of Scandals on Mutual Fund Performance, Money Flows and Fees

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2014 BFIN 20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
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UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 185
31.

The Consequence of Being a Target of Suspicion: Potential Pitfalls of Proactive Policing

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Jul 2014
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Yale University - Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Methodology and University of Haifa
Downloads 41
32.

Independent Directors and Corporate Litigation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
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College of Charleston and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Business Administration
Downloads 186
33.

Signaling and Counter-Signaling in the Judicial Hierarchy: An Empirical Analysis of En Banc Review

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
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Yale University, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 33
34.

Judging, Sooner or Later: A Study of Decision Timing in Taiwan's Constitutional Court

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
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Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Center for Empirical Legal Studies
Downloads 49
35.

When Do Agencies Have Agency? The Limits of Compliance in the EPA

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Columbia University
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36.

Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-39, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-16, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-39, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-44
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 387
37.

The Impact of Private Precautions on Home Burglary and Robbery in Brazil

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG)
Downloads 99
38.

Creditor Conflict and the Efficiency of Corporate Reorganization

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2014
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University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 104
39.

Does the Risk of Recidivism for Supervised Offenders Improve Over Time? Examining Changes in the Dynamic Risk Characteristics for Offenders Under Federal Supervision

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
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Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and Office of Probation and Pretrial Services, Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Downloads 55
40.

Leases and Executory Contracts in Chapter 11

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 256
41.

The Varying Impact of Cognitive Biases on Different Types of Decisions – An Experimental Study

Posted: 02 Jul 2014
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Ramat Gan Center of Law and Business and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
42.

Informed Short Selling, Fails-to-Deliver, and Abnormal Returns

Journal of Empirical Finance, Volume 38, Part A, September 2016, Pages 81-102, GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy and Dartmouth College
Downloads 236
43.

Descriptive Representation and Judicial Outcomes in Multi-Ethnic Societies

American Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania, University of Haifa - Faculty of Law, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Downloads 110
44.

Can Information Be Locked-Up? Informed Trading Ahead of Macro-News Announcements

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Finance, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Florida - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,201
45.

Effects of Patent Rights on Industry Structure and R&D

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam Business School
Downloads 248
46.

Does the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Grant Too Many Bad Patents?: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, 2015, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-32, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 420
47.

Busted! Now What? Effects of Cartel Enforcement on M&A

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/75/FIN, Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI, Finance Down Under 2016 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 09 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2018
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Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, INSEAD - Finance and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 238
48.

Administering Section 2 of the VRA After Shelby County

Columbia Law Review, vol. 115 Forthcoming , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Downloads 281
49.

How Much Mandatory Disclosure is Effective?

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 328
50.

The Disappearing Small IPO and the Lifecycle of the Small Firm

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 561