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1.

Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership

Journal of Finance, 73(4), 2018
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 11,148
2.

Noncompetes in the U.S. Labor Force

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-013
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Michigan Law School and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 1,585
3.

'Ideology' or 'Situation Sense'? An Experimental Investigation of Motivated Reasoning and Professional Judgment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 64, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, William & Mary Law School, Government of the State of Ohio - Court of Common Pleas and Cultural Cognition Lab, Yale Law School
Downloads 1,454
4.

The Trouble with Instruments: The Need for Pre-Treatment Balance in Shock-IV Designs

ECGI - Finance Working Paper, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 16-01, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 969
5.

Corporate Governance Principal-Agent Problem: The Equity Cost of Independent Directors

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Downloads 944
6.

Timing Law School

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2017), HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-4, AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Amazon.com and USC Gould School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 799
7.

Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-1, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 529
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 736
8.

Patent Trolls as Financial Intermediaries? Experimental Evidence

Economics Letters 149: 64-66, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Students
Downloads 687
9.

Understanding Uncontested Director Elections

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Associate Professor and University of Zurich
Downloads 619
10.

Executive Overconfidence and Securities Class Actions

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, 27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2014 Paper, UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015 BFIN 01, Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stevens Institute of Technology, UNSW Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 570
11.

Trading Against the Random Expiration of Private Information: A Natural Experiment

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Professor of Law, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 539
12.

Keep the Kids Inside? Juvenile Curfews and Urban Gun Violence

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
Downloads 528
13.

After the Revolution: An Empirical Study of Consumer Arbitration

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 104, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 436
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 495
14.

Shareholder Decision Rights in Acquisitions: Evidence from Tender Offers

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Baylor University
Downloads 493
15.

The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte and University of Massachusetts Boston - College of Management
Downloads 493
16.

Do Women Managers Keep Firms out of Trouble? Evidence from Corporate Litigation and Policies

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, 2019
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and College of Charleston
Downloads 397
17.

Counting on Quality: The Effects of Merits Brief Quality on Supreme Court Opinion Content

94 Denver University Law Review 43 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California, Political Science
Downloads 345
18.

The Real Effects of Proxy Advisors on the Firm

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 325
19.

Active Firms and Active Shareholders: Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Proposals

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 28, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt University
Downloads 321
20.

Detained: A Study of Immigration Bond Hearings

Law & Society Review (2016), USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS15-29, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2628962
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 318
21.

The Financial Value of Corporate Law: Evidence from (Re)incorporations

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 316
22.

Looking Down the Barrel of a Loaded Gun: The Effect of Mandatory Handgun Purchase Delays on Homicide and Suicide

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2629397
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Alabama - School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 297
23.

The Problem of Default, Part I

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
Downloads 275
24.

When the Lawyer Screws Up: A Portrait of Legal Malpractice Claims and Their Resolution

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-29
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and Duke University - School of Law
Downloads 227
25.

Chivalry, Masculinity, and the Importance of Maleness to Judicial Decision Making

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 221
26.

Timing Stock Trades for Personal Gain: Private Information and Sales of Shares by CEOs

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Cass Business School, City University London
Downloads 211
27.

Does the Political Power of Non-Financial Stakeholders Affect Firm Values? Evidence from Labor Unions

FIRN Research Paper
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
Downloads 208
28.

Does Anti-Discrimination Law Influence Religious Behavior? An Empirical Examination

67 Hastings Law Journal 957 (2016)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 200
29.

Criminal Prosecution and Physician Supply

International Review of Law and Economics Volume 55, September 2018, Pages 1-11
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Tohoku University
Downloads 175
30.

Disagreement on the Brazilian Supreme Court: An Exploratory Analysis

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Political Science and Faculty of Law, FGV Law School Rio de Janeiro and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - FGV Law School Rio de Janeiro
Downloads 171
31.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Gender Gap for SEC Attorneys

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-07, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-036
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 157
32.

Unintended Consequences: The Regressive Effects of Increased Access to Courts

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 146
33.

The Litigation of Tax Benefit Preservation Plans

Managerial Finance, Vol. 43, 2017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Miami University and Miami University
Downloads 145
34.

Can we Regulate 'Good' People in Subtle Conflicts of Interest Situations

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 144
35.

Patent Office Cohorts

65 DUKE L.J. 1601 (2016)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 140
36.

Representation on the Courts? The Effects of Trial Judges' Sex and Race

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 138
37.

The Knowledge Gap in Workplace Retirement Investing and the Role of Professional Advisors

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 66, P. 633, 2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Students
Downloads 136
38.

Breaking Bad: Mechanisms of Social Influence and the Path to Criminality in Juvenile Jails

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 99, No. 5, 2017
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 134
39.

Congress, Tribal Recognition, and Legislative-Administrative Multiplicity

91 Indiana Law Journal 955 (2016)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Wayne State University Law School
Downloads 134
40.

The Materiality of Sponsorship Confusion

50 UC Davis Law Review 1911, 2017, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 134
41.

The Relationship between Prostitution Laws and Sex Trafficking: Theory and Evidence on Scale, Substitution, and Replacement Effects

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 134
42.

Perceptions of Coercion in Plea Bargaining

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Students and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 131
43.

Relative Judgments

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law
Downloads 130
44.

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Class Actions – An Israeli Perspective

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Legal Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 117
45.

Stock Price Response to Non- and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and University of St. Thomas
Downloads 111
46.

Do Student Loan Borrowers Opportunistically Default? Evidence from Bankruptcy Reform

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 15-17R
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Martin School of Public Policy and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Downloads 107
47.

From Delaware to Israel: Evaluating Israel's Quasi Experiment of a Specialized Corporate Court

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 96
48.

Randomness Pre-Considered: Recognizing and Accounting for 'De-Randomizing' Events When Utilizing Random Judicial Assignment

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Columbia University Political Science
Downloads 79
49.

Private Security and the Provision of International Public Goods

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
West Virginia University - Department of Economics and Texas Tech University
Downloads 73
50.

Does Change in Risk Matter?: Examining Whether Changes in Offender Risk Characteristics Influence Recidivism Outcomes

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, 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 71