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CELS 2016 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (Archive)

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1.

Low-Quality Patents in the Eye of the Beholder: Evidence from Multiple Examiners

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2021
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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, Brandeis University and Swinburne University of Technology

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Downloads 47
2.

Social Influences on Policy Preferences: Conformity and Reactance

102 Minn. L. Rev. 101 (2018)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
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University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 823
3.

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
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Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Columbia Business School
Downloads 903
4.

The SEC's Busted Randomized Experiment: What Can and Cannot Be Learned

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
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Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University and Central Michigan University
Downloads 223
5.

Expressing What? Evaluating the Expressive Value of Punishment

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2018
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University of Houston Law Center, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Psychology
Downloads 150
6.

Incomplete Contracts: An Empirical Approach

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, vol. 34, pp. 650-679 (2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 214
7.

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
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Economics department, University of California at BerkeleyUniversity of California, Berkeley, College of Letters & Science, Department of Economics
Downloads 393
8.

The Effects of Fmla on Women's Promotion in the Federal Government

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
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Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 43
9.

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
Notre Dame Law School and New York University School of Law
Downloads 156
10.

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

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
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Washington University in St. Louis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business SchoolCUNEF
Downloads 232
11.

What Matters: Agreement between U.S. Courts of Appeals Judges

Journal of Machine Learning Research (W&CP), 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Directeur de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse School of Economics, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Toulouse Capitole, Toulouse, France, New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science, New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science and New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science
Downloads 67
12.

Estimating Firms’ Responses to Securities Regulation Using a Bunching Approach

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2019
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University of Chicago Law School

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13.

An Empirical Analysis of Litigation with Discovery

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
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University of Mississippi - Department of Economics and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
Downloads 41
14.

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

Proceedings of the ACM Conference on AI and the Law, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Directeur de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse School of Economics, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Toulouse Capitole, Toulouse, France
Downloads 134
15.

Americans’ Knowledge of the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
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Northwestern University - Department of Political Science and Yale University
Downloads 96
16.

Director-Liability-Reduction Laws and Conditional Conservatism

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting and Temple University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 284
17.

Public Awareness and the Behavior of Unpopular Courts

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
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West Virginia University
Downloads 60
18.

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
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TILEC; Department of Economics, Tilburg University
Downloads 87
19.

The Immediate Consequences of Federal Pretrial Detention

American Law and Economics Review (Forthcoming, 2020)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
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University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 905
20.

Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
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Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 455
21.

Can Nudges Be Transparent and Yet Effective?

Journal of Economic Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Jena, Stockholm School of Economics and Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, INRA, Grenoble INP, GAEL, 38000 Grenoble, France
Downloads 1,028
22.

How Does Consumer Bankruptcy Protection Impact Household Outcomes?

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
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Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Business
Downloads 269
23.

The Disavowal of Decisionism: Politically Motivated Exits from the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2022
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Directeur de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse School of Economics, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Toulouse Capitole, Toulouse, France and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 46
24.

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

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
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U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM)
Downloads 58
25.

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
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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 312
26.

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

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
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Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Rockwool Foundation Research Unit
Downloads 251
27.

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
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Duke UniversityDuke University, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Sociology, Students
Downloads 79
28.

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

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
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University of Michigan Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 154
29.

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
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Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL)
Downloads 51
30.

The Lifecycle Effects of Corporate Takeover Defenses

Forthcoming, The Review of Financial Studies, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper 761/2021
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Lowell - The Robert J. Manning School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang Universityaffiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,341
31.

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
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Columbia University - Law School, Stanford Law School and Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics
Downloads 397
32.

Extradition: An Empirical Test of International Cooperation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
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Ball State University
Downloads 54
33.

Do Parties Negotiate After Trespass Litigation? An Empirical Study of Coasean Bargaining

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-06
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2019
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Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and National Cheng Kung University
Downloads 43
34.

Trading Prior to the Disclosure of Material Information: Evidence from Regulation Fair Disclosure Form 8-Ks

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business

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Downloads 451
35.

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
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University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 191
36.

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

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
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University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and BusinessUniversity of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business
Downloads 86
37.

What Drives Bankruptcy Forum Shopping? Evidence from Market Data

47 Journal of Legal Studies 119, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Accepted Paper Series
UC Hastings Law
Downloads 383
38.

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 45
39.

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 329
40.

Why CEO Option Compensation Can be a Bad Option for Shareholders: Evidence from Major Customer Relationships

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 532/2017
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 27 May 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Sydney and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 513
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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, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 813-857, 2017
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 132
42.

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 Boston University
Downloads 402
43.

The Impact of Individualized Feedback on Law Student Performance

67 Journal of Legal Education 139 (2017 Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 919
44.

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 133
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Relational Contracts and Managerial Delegation: Evidence from Foreign Entrepreneurs in Russia

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
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North Carolina State UniversityDuke University and University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Downloads 85
46.

Determinants of Judicial Efficiency Change: Evidence from Brazil

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
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University of Hamburg, Institute of Law and Economics and Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB) - Economics
Downloads 215
47.

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: 08 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law

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48.

The Foundations of Judicial Diffusion in China: Evidence from an Experiment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2020
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The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Durham Law School
Downloads 19
49.

How Does Firms’ Innovation Disclosure Affect Their Banking Relationships?

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2019
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Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

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50.

Who Benefits from Bond Market Modernization?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
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Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 373