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1.

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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Downloads 1,546
2.

The Impact of Mass Shootings on Gun Policy

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-126
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School - Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,540
3.

How Does Legal Enforceability Affect Consumer Lending? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

The Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Professor of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 984
4.

Lawyer CEOs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School, Florida State University - College of Business, College of Business, Stony Brook University and Florida State University, Department of Finance
Downloads 588
5.

Ban the Box, Convictions, and Public Sector Employment

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Connecticut College
Downloads 542
6.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 451
7.

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 349
8.

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 323
9.

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
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 315
10.

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 263
11.

Required CEO Stock Ownership: Consequences for Risk-taking and Compensation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 May 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Drexel University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 219
12.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 214
13.

Tainted Executives as Outside Directors

AAA 2018 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
Downloads 199
14.

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: 43 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 186
15.

Buying the Verdict

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Texas at Dallas

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18.

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
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University School of Law, Singapore Management University - School of Law and Singapore Management University
Downloads 144
19.

Characteristics of Lawyers Who Are Subject to Complaints and Misconduct Findings

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (forthcoming 2019) , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 18-29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
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
Downloads 137
20.

The Role of Tax Evasion, Liquidity Preference and Borrower Sophistication in Strategic Default

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance and American University, Kogod School of Business
Downloads 134
21.

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

Yale Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Harvard University, Department of Statistics
Downloads 133
22.

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 132
23.

Accounting Choices and the Legal Environment: The Impact of the Ex Post Loss Rule

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University
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24.

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
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate and University of Amsterdam - Finance Group
Downloads 113
25.

The Role of Federal Appellate Judges in the Hiring Process for Supreme Court Clerks

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Cornell University
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26.

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

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

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Downloads 107
27.

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 106
28.

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
Working Paper Series
Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, KU Leuven and KU Leuven - Centre for Legal Theory and Empirical Jurisprudence
Downloads 106
29.

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, USC Gould School of Law and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 103
30.

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 Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 102
31.

Do Mutual Funds Consider Tax Avoiding Firms Too Risky?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
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 93
32.

Patently Risky: Framing, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Preferences

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Iowa State University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 82
33.

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
Working Paper Series
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Marketing Department, Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC and Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC

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34.

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 69
35.

The Utility of Finance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 64
36.

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
Working Paper Series
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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37.

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

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago - Department of Psychology
Downloads 52
38.

An Empirical Study of Corporate Default Rules and Menus in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

15(4) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 875-915 (2018)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)

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Criminal Justice and Wiretap Surveillance

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
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 43
41.

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

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Australian National University - Political Science Program
Downloads 43
42.

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 41
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Targeting Bad Doctors: Lessons from Indiana, 1975-2015

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 41
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‘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 41
45.

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
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 36
46.

Identifying the Mechanisms of Extralegal Enforcement

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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47.

Home Court Advantage: Evidence from an Unusual Landlord-Tenant Reform in Canada

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Downloads 31
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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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49.

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

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Department of Political Science, University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona - Departament de Dret Constitucional and Department of Anthropology
Downloads 26
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Prison Crowding and Violent Misconduct

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Riverside
Downloads 26