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1.

Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 8,279
2.

'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 1,319
3.

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 869
4.

The Trouble with Instruments: Re-Examining Shock-Based IV Designs

ECGI - Finance Working Paper, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 16-01, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 796
5.

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
Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick and USC Gould School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 771
6.

Noncompetes in the U.S. Labor Force

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 741
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 723
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 660
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, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and University of Zurich
Downloads 568
10.

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 440
11.

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
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 May 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
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 430
12.

How Quickly Do Markets Learn? Private Information Dissemination in a Natural Experiment

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Columbia Law School
Downloads 421
13.

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 University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Downloads 421
14.

Shareholder Decision Rights in Acquisitions: Evidence from Tender Offers

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Baylor University
Downloads 420
15.

The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Massachusetts Boston
Downloads 361
16.

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
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 308
17.

Do Women Stay Out of Trouble? Evidence from Corporate Litigation and Policies

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and College of Charleston
Downloads 303
18.

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 297
19.

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 261
20.

Political Origins of Shareholder Activism: Corporate Political Spending and Shareholder Proposals

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt University
Downloads 260
21.

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
Downloads 248
22.

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 240
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 216
24.

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 197
25.

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 194
26.

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 186
27.

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 183
28.

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
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Banking and Finance and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
Downloads 180
29.

Criminal Prosecution and Physician Supply

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Tohoku University
Downloads 158
30.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 140
31.

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 140
32.

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 135
33.

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 132
34.

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: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 131
35.

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 129
36.

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 128
37.

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 124
38.

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 124
39.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 120
40.

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 107
41.

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 104
42.

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

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 100
43.

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 98
44.

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 93
45.

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, School of Law, Students
Downloads 78
46.

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 77
47.

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 69
48.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Gender Gaps in the Lateral Market for SEC Lawyers

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-07, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-036
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 65
49.

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 61
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