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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 - McDonough School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 9,122
2.

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 4,738
3.

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 2,842
4.

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 2,746
5.

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 2,652
6.

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, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 2,396
7.

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 2,272
8.

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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Downloads 2,117
9.

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 1,797
10.

Does Governance Travel around the World? Evidence from Institutional Investors

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 267/2010, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Fourth Singapore International Conference on Finance 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Downloads 1,488
11.

Did Subjectivity Play a Role in CDO Credit Ratings?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-04-10
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,384
12.

Predicting Lawyer Effectiveness: A New Assessment for Use in Law School Admission Decisions

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 155 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Boalt Hall School of Law and University California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,321
13.

Watch What I Do, Not What I Say: The Unintended Consequences of the Homeland Investment Act

Journal of Finance, forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4741-09, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 1,269
14.

Blockholders on Boards and CEO Compensation, Turnover and Firm Valuation

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Kansas State University
Downloads 986
15.

Executions, Deterrence and Homicide: A Tale of Two Cities

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-206, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California at Berkeley, Columbia Law School and University of Hawaii at Manoa
Downloads 954
16.

Bundling and Entrenchment

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, No. 7, pp. 1551-1595, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 659, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C10-2
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 893
17.

An Empirical Survey of the Population of United States Tax Court Written Decisions

Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 860
18.

Accounting Scandals in IPO Firms: Do Underwriters and VCs Help?

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies

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Downloads 817
19.

Fairness and the Willingness to Accept Plea Bargain Offers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 97-116, March 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School, University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Michigan
Downloads 809
20.

Equity Cross-Listings in the U.S. and the Price of Debt

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 274/2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and London Business School
Downloads 761
21.

Law Versus Ideology: The Supreme Court and the Use of Legislative History

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 1653, 2010, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-09-04, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 757
22.

On the Importance of Golden Parachutes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University - Department of Finance, Cass Business School, City University London and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 737
23.

Law Firm Expertise and Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 316/2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance and University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business
Downloads 734
24.

Interpreting DID and IV Estimates: ATE, LATE, ATET, and All That

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Downloads 719
25.

The Role Tax Preparers Play in Taxpayer Compliance: An Empirical Investigation with Policy Implications

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 60(4), pp. 1079-1138, 2012, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Ono Academic College Faculties of Law & Business Administration
Downloads 601
26.

Distinguishing Judges: An Empirical Ranking of Judicial Quality in the U.S. Court of Appeals

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 315, 2010, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 593
27.

Some Realism About Punishment Naturalism

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 563
28.

Prison Conditions and Recidivism

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and Bocconi University

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Downloads 551
29.

Doing the Right Thing: An Empirical Study of Attorney Negotiation Ethics

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University and Arizona State University
Downloads 545
30.

Unpacking the Rule of Law: A Review of Judicial Independence Measures

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
CIDE - Department of Politics and Emory University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 499
31.

The Physiology of Moral Sentiments

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Claremont Graduate University - Center for Neuroeconomics Studies
Downloads 495
32.

Delaware for Small Fry: Jurisdictional Competition for Limited Liability Companies

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 1, 2011, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-017
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 493
33.

If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use It? An Empirical Analysis

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 383, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 478
34.

The Decision to Award Punitive Damages: An Empirical Study

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-011, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School, National Center for State Courts and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 467
35.

Translating into Votes: The Electoral Impact of Spanish-Language Ballots

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 435
36.

IPO Underpricing, Disclosure, and Litigation Risk

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C09-9, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-10, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 416
37.

Patent Rights and Economic Growth: Evidence from Cross-Country Panels of Manufacturing Industries

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Downloads 409
38.

Are Ideal Litigators White? Measuring the Myth of Colorblindness

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-24, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Downloads 392
39.

Hiring Teams from Rivals: Theory and Evidence on the Evolving Relationships in the Corporate Legal Market

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 386
40.

How Do Public Companies Adjust Their Board Structures?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, University of Kansas - School of Business and Villanova University - School of Business
Downloads 374
41.

Implicit Racial Attitudes and Law Enforcement Shooting Decisions

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 361
42.

Distance Measures for Dynamic Citation Networks

Physica A, Vol. 389, pp. 4201-4208, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
LexPredict, LLC, Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 341
43.

The European Court of Justice as an Engine of Economic Integration: Reconsidering Evidence that the ECJ has Expanded Economic Exchange in Europe

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis and Emory University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 338
44.

Electoral Laws and Turnout: 1972-2008

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - Department of Political Science and NYU - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 317
45.

Addressing the Green Patent Global Deadlock Through Bayh-Dole Reform

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 1727, May 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 302
46.

Chevron as a Canon, not a Precedent: An Empirical Test of what Motivates Judges in Agency Deference Cases

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 1727, 2010
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Securities and Exchange Commission
Downloads 298
47.

Myths and Mechanics of Deterrence: The Role of Lawsuits in Law Enforcement Decisionmaking

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1023, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 297
48.

Pot as Pretext: Marijuana, Race and the New Disorder in New York City Street Policing

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-242
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
NYU Department of Sociology and Columbia Law School

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Downloads 289
49.

Relational Governance and Contract Damages: Evidence from Franchising

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (Final Verision), Vol. 7, p. 743, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-01-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Downloads 280
50.

Settlement at Policy Limits and the Duty to Settle: Evidence From Texas

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper LE09-002, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-16, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 142, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 277