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1.

The 8-K Trading Gap

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,026
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The Impact of Individualized Feedback on Law Student Performance

67 Journal of Legal Education (2017 Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 717
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Social Influences on Policy Preferences: Conformity and Reactance

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Law School, Students and Harvard Law School
Downloads 683
4.

Can Nudges Be Transparent and Yet Effective?

WiSo-HH Working Paper Series Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Jena, Stockholm School of Economics and University of Grenoble
Downloads 588
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The Lifecycle Effects of Firm Takeover Defenses

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
Downloads 380
6.

Opportunistic Proposals by Union Shareholders

USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS15-25, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. 17-3
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Purdue University
Downloads 369
7.

Corporate Governance Changes as a Signal: Contextualizing the Performance Link

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 323/2016, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 496
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School, Stanford Law School and Rutgers Business School
Downloads 300
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Measuring Violations of Human Rights: An Empirical Analysis of Awards in Respect of Non-Pecuniary Damage Under the European Convention on Human Rights

Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (ZaöRV)/Heidelberg Journal of International Law (HJIL) 76 (2016), 1-51,
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Health Professions, Centre for Health Sciences, University of Zurich and Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Downloads 289
9.

Make or Buy? The Provision of Indigent Defense Services in the U.S

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, College of Letters & Science, Department of Economics
Downloads 273
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Selective Disclosure after Regulation Fair Disclosure: More than Simply 'Completing the Mosaic'?

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-52
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
Downloads 247
11.

Who Benefits from Bond Market Modernization?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 225
12.

Does Peer Review Work? An Experiment of Experimentalism

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 199
13.

Consequences of Mandatory Quarterly Reporting: The U.K. Experience

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-33
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Columbia Business School
Downloads 189
14.

CEO Option Compensation Can Be a Bad Option: Evidence from Product Market Relationships

2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 532/2017
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 May 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Banking and Finance
Downloads 185
15.

Collateral, Ease of Repossession, and Leases: Evidence from Anti-Recharacterization Laws

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 169
16.

Piling On? An Empirical Study of Parallel Derivative Suits

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-05, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-001
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, University of Richmond School of Law and University of Michigan Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 161
17.

Determinants of Judicial Efficiency Change: Evidence from Brazil

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg, Institute of Law and Economics and Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB) - Economics
Downloads 147
18.

What Drives Bankruptcy Forum Shopping? Evidence from Market Data

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Hastings
Downloads 146
19.

Why Exempting Negligent Doctors May Reduce Suicide: An Empirical Analysis

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama School of Law, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 139
20.

The Immediate Consequences of Pretrial Detention: Evidence from Federal Criminal Cases

Number of pages: 69 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
American Bar Foundation
Downloads 124
21.

The Effects of Refund Anticipation Loans on Tax Filing and EITC Takeup

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 121
22.

Time Is Money: An Empirical Assessment of Non-Economic Damages Arguments

95 Washington University Law Review 1 (2017), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-21, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 115
23.

An Autopsy of Cooperation: Diamond Dealers and the Limits of Trust-Based Exchange

The Journal of Legal Analysis (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - School of Law
Downloads 111
24.

Influence and Ideology in the American Judiciary: Evidence from Supreme Court Law Clerks

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 111
25.

The Genesis of Independent Agencies

New York University Law Review, Vol. 92, 2017, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-22, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University - School of Law
Downloads 100
26.

How Does Firms’ Innovation Disclosure Affect Their Banking Relationships?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 98
27.

The Role of Relational Contracts in Inter-Firm Relationships: Theory and Evidence on Multiunit Franchising

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business and CUNEF
Downloads 95
28.

Victim Oriented Tort Law in Action: An Empirical Examination of Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 15(1) (2018 Forthcoming), Empirical Legal Studies Conferences, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies in Europe (CELSE) 2016, Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2738633, Maastricht European Private Law Institute Working Paper No. 2016/06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 95
29.

How Does Consumer Bankruptcy Protection Impact Household Outcomes?

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
Downloads 85
30.

The Effects of DNA Databases on the Deterrence and Detection of Offenders

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Rockwool Foundation Research Unit
Downloads 74
31.

The Politics of Citations at the ECJ: Policy Preferences of EU Member State Governments and the Citation Behavior of Members of the European Court of Justice

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
MPI Bonn
Downloads 73
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Expressing What? Evaluating the Expressive Value of Punishment

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Psychology and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 71
33.

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. 535
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Sharif University of Technology, Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 69
34.

The Impact of Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from India's Companies Act of 2013

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Chicago Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 69
35.

Americans’ Knowledge of the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin and Yale University
Downloads 59
36.

Revisiting the Rationality Assumption of Disclosure Laws: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
College of Law and Business, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Taxation and Business Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Psychology
Downloads 57
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How Effective are Relational Incentive Contracts? Evidence from Entrepreneurial Firms in Russia

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University and University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Downloads 51
38.

Choice Architecture versus Price: Comparing the Effects of Changes in the U.S. Student Loan Market

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Edgeworth Economics and Independent
Downloads 50
39.

Criminal Justice and Wealth Inequality: How Much Freedom Can Money Buy in Russia?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
European University Institute, Department of Economics
Downloads 50
40.

The Genealogy of Ideology: Predicting Agreement and Persuasive Memes in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

• Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Forthcoming, • Cited in 2017 American Economic Association Presidential Address,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 49
41.

Legal Epidemiology and the Correlation of Patient Safety, Deterrence, and Defensive Medicine

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Sociology, Students
Downloads 41
42.

Electoral Laws, Political Institutions and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Latin America, 1800-2012

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 40
43.

Public Awareness and the Behavior of Unpopular Courts

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
West Virginia University
Downloads 39
44.

Incomplete Contracts: An Empirical Approach

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Downloads 37
45.

A Spatial Analysis of Criminality: Evidences for Metropolitan Area of Porto Alegre City

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL)
Downloads 36
46.

Judicial Federalism and Representation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 36
47.

Tort Liability and Settlement Failure: Evidence on Litigated Auto Insurance Claims

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM)
Downloads 36
48.

Extradition: An Empirical Test of International Cooperation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Ball State University
Downloads 30
49.

Sclerotization of the Judiciary: Judicial Exits from The U.S. Courts of Appeals Are Politically Motivated

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 26
50.

Estimating the Compliance Costs of Securities Regulation: A Bunching Analysis of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

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