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CELS 2017 12th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (Archive)

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1.

Crime, But Not Punishment? Children are More Lenient When the 'Spirit of the Law' is Unbroken

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
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Indiana University Maurer School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago - Department of Psychology
Downloads 75
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Patently Risky: Framing, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Preferences

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
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Iowa State University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 101
3.

Prison Crowding and Violent Misconduct

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
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University of California, Riverside
Downloads 52
4.

Empirical Analysis of Expanding Insurers' Duty to Settle: Evidence from the Royal Globe Doctrine

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM)
Downloads 18
5.

Board Declassification and Firm Value: Have Shareholders and Boards Really Destroyed Billions in Value?

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-39
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
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New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 374
6.

Targeting Bad Doctors: Lessons from Indiana, 1975-2015

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
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University of Illinois College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 61
7.

Buying the Verdict

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
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Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Texas at Dallas

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Downloads 261
8.

Social Propensities

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
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Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 31
9.

Proxy Access and Optimal Standardization in Corporate Governance: An Empirical Analysis

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 23, 2017
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Delaware Supreme Court
Downloads 76
10.

Characteristics of Lawyers Who Are Subject to Complaints and Misconduct Findings

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2019), available as of April 17, 2019 as an early view , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 18-29
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Stanford Law School, University of Melbourne, Health and Disability Commissioner and University of Melbourne

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Downloads 289
11.

Invisible Hand and Helping Hand: Private Placement of Public Equity in China

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Finance, Xiamen University - School of Economics and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Downloads 10
12.

The Utility of Finance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
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Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 130
13.

The Effect of State Wiretapping Legislation on Law Enforcement Productivity

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Colorado at Boulder and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
Downloads 68
14.

The Provocative Effect of Law: Majority Nationalism and Minority Discrimination

15(4) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Political Science Department
Downloads 124
15.

Unveiling the Price of Obscenity: Evidence from Closing Prostitution Windows in the Netherlands

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2018
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Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate and University of Amsterdam - Finance Group
Downloads 190
16.

The Jury Sunshine Project: Jury Selection Data as a Political Issue

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2018, No. 4, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - School of Law, Wake Forest University Law School and Wake Forest University - School of Law
Downloads 464
17.

Maybe There's No Bias in the Selection of Disputes for Litigation

Forthcoming, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Claremont McKenna College Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 2994624, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS17-18, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 17-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 132
18.

Across the Sloping Meadow Floor. An Empirical Analysis of Detention of Deportable Non-Citizens

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
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Department of Political Science, University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona - Departament de Dret Constitucional and Department of Anthropology
Downloads 37
19.

Deferring, Deliberating, or Dodging Review? Examining the Mechanisms Behind Panel Effects

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2017
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University at Buffalo, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and Saint Louis University
Downloads 53
20.

Do Taxes Affect Marriage? Lessons from History

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2017
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University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 235
21.

Are All Types of Discrimination Created Equal?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
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Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 137
22.

Outside Directors Liability: A Comparative Analysis between the US and Japan

33 Conn. J. Int'l L. 249 (2017-2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Law
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23.

Seemingly Inextricable Dynamic Differences: The Case of Concealed Gun Permit, Violent Crime and State Panel Data

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
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Duke University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 171
24.

Tainted Executives as Outside Directors

AAA 2018 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2019
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University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
Downloads 226
25.

Board Independence as Panacea to Tunneling? An Empirical Study of Related Party Transactions in Hong Kong and Singapore

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
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Singapore Management University School of Law, Singapore Management University - School of Law and Singapore Management University
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26.

Bankruptcy Delay and Firms' Dynamics

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
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Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre, La Défense and University of Esatern Piedmont Law School
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27.

Does the Concern About Local Crime Affect Trust in the Police?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
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Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Sao Paulo School of Economics, Students, São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP, University of São Paulo (USP) - Department of Economics and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics

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28.

Civil Asset Forfeiture, Crime, and Police Incentives: Evidence from the Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
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Florida State University, Florida State University - Department of Economics and Florida State University - Department of Economics, Students

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Downloads 117
29.

Mapping Employment Dismissal Law: A Leximetric Investigation of EPL Stringency and Regulatory Style

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
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University of Virginia School of Law and Australian National University - Political Science Program
Downloads 46
30.

Identifying the Mechanisms of Extralegal Enforcement

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
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University of Chicago
Downloads 40
31.

‘I Am Sorry (and Therefore Liable)’: On the Detrimental Effect of Non-Monetary Relief In Tort Law and Compensation Schemes

Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2989486
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 51
32.

Behaviorally Efficient Remedies – An Experiment

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2017/17
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2017
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Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 46
33.

Using Appellate Decisions to Evaluate the Impact of Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
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Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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34.

Writing for Voters: How Electoral Competition Shapes Opinion Writing

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jun 2017
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Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 29
35.

Investment Ramifications of Distortionary Tax Subsidies

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan and Korea Institute of Finance

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36.

Stock Market Reactions to India's 2016 Demonetization

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-010, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 830
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
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University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School

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37.

Diffusion of Legal Innovations: The Case of Israeli Class Actions

MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2017/11, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Legal Research Paper No. 17-38
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
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Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law

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38.

The Court of Justice and Treaty Revision: A Case of Strategic Leniency?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
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Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Leuven Centre for Empirical Jurisprudence and KU Leuven - Centre for Legal Theory and Empirical Jurisprudence
Downloads 121
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Decisionmaking on Multimember Courts: The Assignment Power in the Circuits

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-05, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 822, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 646
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
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University of Chicago - Law School and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 194
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Testing for Trademark Dilution in Court and in the Lab

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing
Downloads 432
42.

Police Discretion and Racial Disparity in Organized Retail Theft Arrests: Evidence from Texas

SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
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Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Marketing Department, Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC and Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC

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43.

Mutual Funds’ Aversion to Tax-avoiding Firms: An Anomaly?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
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Saint Louis University - Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, North Dakota State University - College of Business, Kansas State University and Kansas State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 108
44.

Collateral Enforcement and Strategic Behavior: Evidence From a Foreclosure Moratorium in Greece

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2019
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business and American University, Kogod School of Business
Downloads 228
45.

Fintech, Regulatory Arbitrage, and the Rise of Shadow Banks

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-39, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford University

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46.

Why Courts Fail to Protect Privacy: Race, Age, Bias, and Technology

106 California Law Review 263 (2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-03, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 283
47.

Lawyer CEOs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
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University of Chicago - Law School, Florida State University - College of Business, College of Business, Stony Brook University and Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Downloads 684
48.

Do Law Firms Matter for Securities Class Action Lawsuit Outcomes?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2019
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University of Queensland - Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 72
49.

Ban the Box, Convictions, and Public Employment

(Forthcoming, Economic Inquiry)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Connecticut College
Downloads 1,072
50.

The Effects of Comparable-Case Guidance on Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

37 Yale Law & Policy Review 405 (2019), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Harvard University, Department of Statistics
Downloads 158