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1.

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 4,725
2.

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 3,599
3.

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 3,099
4.

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 2,413
5.

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
6.

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 1,799
7.

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 1,591
8.

Is There a Correlation between Law Professor Publication Counts, Law Review Citation Counts, and Teaching Evaluations? An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, September 2008, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,411
9.

Systematic Content Analysis of Judicial Opinions

Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 913336, California Law Review, Vol. 96, 2008, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - School of Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law
Downloads 1,268
10.

Confirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University - College of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,190
11.

Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 2, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 175, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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Downloads 982
12.

Banker Fees and Acquisition Premia for Targets in Cash Tender Offers: Challenges to the Popular Wisdom on Banker Conflicts

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Columbia Business School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 736
13.

Creditor Protection Laws and the Cost of Debt

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Virginia Tech, SMU - Cox School and University of Texas at San Antonio
Downloads 674
14.

The Costs and Benefits of Secured Creditor Control in Bankruptcy: Evidence from the UK

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Centre for Business Research Working Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, National Taiwan University and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 651
15.

Unpacking the Bar: Of Cut Scores, Competence and Crucibles

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 32, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 650
16.

Egalitarianism and International Investment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 May 2006 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Psychology

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Downloads 609
17.

How are Patent Cases Resolved? An Empirical Examination of the Adjudication and Settlement of Patent Disputes

Washington University Law Review (Formerly Law Quarterly), 2007, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and George Mason School of Law

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Downloads 520
18.

Decision-Making Under a Norm of Consensus: A Structural Analysis of Three-Judge Panels

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 471
19.

The Market Penalty for Mutual Fund Scandals

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-07, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 87, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 462
20.

Do Defendants Pay What Juries Award? Post-Verdict Haircuts in Texas Medical Malpractice Cases, 1988-2003

as published in 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 3-68 (2007), U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-028, U of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 68, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University - School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 449
21.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Firm Value

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Downloads 429
22.

Rise of the Financial Advisors: An Empirical Study of the Division of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcies

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-18, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 421
23.

Unpacking the Household: Informal Property Rights Around the Hearth

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 116, 2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 338, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 10 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 409
24.

Bias in Judicial Citations: A New Window into the Behavior of Judges?

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-29, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 913663, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 913663, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-21, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 397
25.

Slotting Contracts and Consumer Welfare

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 439-473, 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-14, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 397
26.

Recounting the Courts? Applying Automated Content Analysis to Enhance Empirical Legal Research

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Government & Politics, University of Maryland - Department of Government & Politics, University of Maryland - College of Information Studies and Towson University
Downloads 366
27.

A Quarter Century of Summary Judgment Practice in Six Federal District Courts

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Judicial Center, U.S. Federal Judicial Center, U.S. Federal Judicial Center and City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Education
Downloads 345
28.

'The Pride of Indiana': An Empirical Study of the Law School Experience and Careers of Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington Alumni

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 81, 2006, Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Emory University - Department of Economics and Barnes & Thornburg
Downloads 342
29.

Outing Outcomes: an Empirical Study of Confidential Employment Discrimination Settlements

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 60, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 64
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 340
30.

Why Do Managers Dismantle Staggered Boards?

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 15 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 325
31.

Lawyers of the Right: Networks and Organization

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-10, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 903326, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-6
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Iowa, Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine School of Law and American Bar Foundation

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Downloads 316
32.

Formal versus Informal Allocation of Land in a Commons: The Case of the MacArthur Park Sidewalk Vendors

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 16, 2006, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Formerly with Mississippi College School of Law
Downloads 308
33.

When Does Deliberating Improve Decisionmaking?

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Vol. 15, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-47, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 305
34.

The Expressive Function of the Law: Legality, Cost, Intrinsic Motivation and Consensus

The First Conference of Empirical Legal Studies, University of Texas, October 2006., Bar Ilan Univ. Pub Law Working Paper No. 1-04
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 298
35.

Justice Disparities: Does the ADA Enforcement System Treat People with Psychiatric Disabilities Fairly?

Maryland Law Review, 2006, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-07, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Downloads 273
36.

Global Law Firms: Globalization and Organizational Spaces of Cross-Border Legal Work

Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 455-488, 2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Loughborough University - Department of Geography, University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School (LUBS), Loughborough University and Lancaster University
Downloads 257
37.

Is Secured Debt Used to Redistribute Value from Tort Claimants in Bankruptcy? An Empirical Analysis

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 256
38.

Daubert in the States: Diffusion of a New Approach to Expert Evidence in Court

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science
Downloads 253
39.

Rational Choice and Developmental Influences on Recidivism Among Adolescent Felony Offenders

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-117, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Downloads 253
40.

Learning by Suing: Structural Estimates of Court Errors in Patent Litigation

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 205
41.

Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital in the United States

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 23, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 205
42.

The Discuss List and Agenda-Setting on the Supreme Court

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
George Washington University and George Washington University
Downloads 203
43.

Are Delaware Firms Oranges? Fundamental Attributes and the Delaware Effect

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Mellon Capital Management and Korea University Business School
Downloads 192
44.

Don't Leave Home Without It: Limited Liability and American Express

USC Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-02, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 191
45.

Race-Based Judgments, Race-Neutral Justifications: Experimental Examination of Peremptory Use and the Batson Challenge Procedure

Law and Human Behavior, 2007, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Tufts University - Department of Psychology and Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit
Downloads 190
46.

Firm Governance as a Determinant of Capital Lock-In

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Downloads 175
47.

Regulating Bankruptcy Abuse: An Empirical Study of Consumer Exemption Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, 2006, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 171
48.

The Judicial Treatment of Non-Economic Compensatory Damages in the Nineteenth Century

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 365-399, July 2007, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University Law School and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 171
49.

Do Institutions Really Matter? Assessing the Impact of State Judicial Structures on Citizen Litigiousness

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Rice University - Department of Political Science, Coastal Carolina University and Binghamton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 155
50.

Is Affirmative Action Responsible for the Achievement Gap Between Black and White Law Students?

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-07-01, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law
Downloads 154