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1.

Corporate Governance in the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Financial Institutions Worldwide

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, 2012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 9,169
2.

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 8,322
3.

How Copyright Keeps Works Disappeared

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-07, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-54
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

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Entrepreneurial Shareholder Activism: Hedge Funds and Other Private Investors

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 140/2006, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-41, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 4,769
5.

High Technology Entrepreneurs and the Patent System: Results of the 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 255-327, 2009, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 4,767
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Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,375
7.

Public and Private Enforcement of Securities Laws: Resource-Based Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 93, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 0-28, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,984
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The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Non-US Companies Cross-Listed in the US

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, pp. 195-228, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 3,618
9.

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 407/2014, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,250
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A General Approach for Predicting the Behavior of the Supreme Court of the United States

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, LexPredict, LLC and South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 3,218
11.

Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-22, CRSP Working Paper No. 618, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 156/2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,147
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How are Patent Cases Resolved? An Empirical Examination of the Adjudication and Settlement of Patent Disputes

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 237-312, 2006, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-027
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 30 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and George Mason School of Law

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Downloads 3,041
13.

Professionals or Politicians: The Uncertain Empirical Case for an Elected Rather Than Appointed Judiciary

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 357, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,900
14.

Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, No. 1, August 2011 , CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems, LexPredict, LLC, University of Michigan - Department of Political Science and Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Downloads 2,854
15.

Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 2,836
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Corporate Governance Consequences of Accounting Scandals: Evidence from Top Management, CFO and Auditor Turnover

Quarterly Journal of Finance, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
Downloads 2,808
17.

Corporate Governance and Financing Policy: New Evidence

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
Downloads 2,757
18.

Thirty Years of Shareholder Rights and Firm Valuation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,671
19.

A Corporate Culture Channel: How Increased Shareholder Governance Reduces Firm Value

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 2,649
20.

The Private Costs of Patent Litigation

Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 07-08, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 2,475
21.

CEO Tenure, Performance and Turnover in S&P 500 Companies

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 191/2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,436
22.

Endogeneity and the Dynamics of Internal Corporate Governance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Kansas - School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and Department of Finance
Downloads 2,407
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Culture, Cognition, and Consent: Who Perceives What, and Why, in 'Acquaintance Rape' Cases

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 196, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 2,286
24.

Private Enforcement of Corporate Law: An Empirical Comparison of the UK and US

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 6, pp. 687-722, 2009, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 89, McCombs Research Paper Series, Paper No. FIN-02-07, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1105355, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 120, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of York - York Law School
Downloads 2,211
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Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 159, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-18, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 2,208
26.

Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 2,159
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An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-10, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt Law School

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28.

Can Corporate Governance Reforms Increase Firm Market Values? Event Study Evidence from India

as published in 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 749-796 (2007), 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 159/2007, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 07-002, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,086
29.

Sorting Guilty Minds

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Downloads 2,076
30.

Geoengineering and Climate Change Polarization: Testing a Two-channel Model of Science Communication

Annals of American Academy of Political & Social Sci., 658, 193-222 (2015), doi: 10.1177/0002716214559002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma - Department of Political Science, University of Cambridge - Department of Psychology, University of Oklahoma - Main - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 2,044
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Who’s Better at Defending Criminals? Does Type of Defense Attorney Matter in Terms of Producing Favorable Case Outcomes

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Downloads 1,983
32.

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University

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Downloads 1,921
33.

Expectations and Expatriations: A Long-Run Event Study

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 445
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Business Department of Accountancy
Downloads 1,919
34.

Does Anyone Read the Fine Print? Consumer Attention to Standard Form Contracts

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2014, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-40
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences, New York University School of Law and Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
Downloads 1,858
35.

Agency Problems at Dual-Class Companies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 209/2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and University of Delaware

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Downloads 1,852
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Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 65, P. 517, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,851
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Gender, Race, and Risk Perception: The Influence of Cultural Status Anxiety

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Decision Research and Decision Research
Downloads 1,819
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Bank CEOs, Inside Debt Compensation, and the Global Financial Crisis

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Boston University School of Law and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 1,748
39.

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 54, No. 1, February 2011, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 1,735
40.

Does Corporate Governance Matter in Competitive Industries?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 185/2007, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,723
41.

Shareholder Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions

18 Journal of Corporate Finance 1248 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Univ Law School 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,709
42.

Doubling Down: Inequality in Responsiveness and the Policy Preferences of Elected Officials

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Southern California
Downloads 1,689
43.

Affect, Values, and Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions: An Experimental Investigation

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 261, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 155, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 261, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Downloads 1,660
44.

‘They Saw a Protest’: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction

Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 63, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Yale Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,651
45.

Corporate Governance and Innovation: Theory and Evidence

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Georgia State University and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

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Patently Non-Obvious: Empirical Demonstration that the Hindsight Bias Renders Patent Decisions Irrational

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 67, p. 1391, 2006, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 1,605
47.

Are All Inside Directors the Same? Evidence from the External Directorship Market.

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 241/2009, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Downloads 1,550
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Evaluating Leniency with Missing Information on Undetected Cartels: Exploring Time-Varying Policy Impacts on Cartel Duration

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series

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Shareholder Votes and Proxy Advisors: Evidence from Say on Pay

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and University of Zurich

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Downloads 1,547
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Hustle and Flow: A Social Network Analysis of the American Federal Judiciary

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-004, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,522