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1.

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 1,735
2.

The Secret of My Success: How Status, Prestige and School Performance Shape Legal Careers

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 207, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-26, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 1,506
3.

The Impact of Right-To-Carry Laws and the NRC Report: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford Law School and Johns Hopkins University
Downloads 1,290
4.

Is Delaware Losing Its Cases?

as published in 9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 605-656 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-03, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2010, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 174, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 151/2010, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/08
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 1,279
5.

Institutional Investors as Minority Shareholders

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration and affiliation not provided to SSRNTel Aviv University Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,102
6.

The Sources of Value Destruction in Acquisitions by Entrenched Managers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 106, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, UNSW Business School and University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,080
7.

Origin Myths, Contracts, and the Hunt for Pari Passu

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1633439, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law, Columbia University - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,065
8.

When Do Generics Challenge Drug Patents?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2011, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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Downloads 1,061
9.

Can Voter ID Laws Be Administered in a Race-Neutral Manner? Evidence from the City of Boston in 2008

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 7, No 1, pp 1-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Suffolk University - Department of Government, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and UC Berkeley School of Law
Downloads 995
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When and Why Individuals Obey Contracts: Experimental Evidence of Consent, Compliance, Promise, and Performance

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson
Downloads 792
11.

Creditor Rights and LBOs

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent, York University - Schulich School of Business, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Downloads 776
12.

What Happens in Nevada? Self-Selecting into Lax Law

Review of Financial Studies 2014 doi: 10.1093/rfs/hhu058, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-08
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 754
13.

U.S.-Style Investor Activism in Japan: The First Ten Years

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 06-10, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 290/2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Kobe University - Graduate School of Business Administration and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Downloads 695
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The Use of Legal Scholarship by the Federal Courts of Appeals: An Empirical Study

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 1345, 2011, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-38
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 628
15.

Flexing Judicial Muscle: An Empirical Study of Judicial Activism in the Federal Courts

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 1, 2011, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Kansas School of Law
Downloads 587
16.

Contract Remedies in Action: Specific Performance

118 W. Va. L. Rev. 100 (2015)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 478
17.

Revolving Door Lobbyists

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Downloads 474
18.

Evidence from Two Large Field Experiments that Peer Comparison Feedback can Reduce Residential Energy Usage

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Yale Law School, Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School

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Downloads 472
19.

Reputation Penalties for Poor Monitoring of Executive Pay: Evidence from Option Backdating

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, AAA 2011 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and Cal Poly
Downloads 456
20.

Improbable Cause: A Case for Judging Police by a More Majestic Standard

Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 453
21.

Insider Trading and CEO Pay

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 521, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 442
22.

Insider Trading in Takeover Targets

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Kansas State University

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Downloads 423
23.

Takeover Defenses, Innovation, and Value-Creation: Evidence from Acquisition Decisions

Strategic Management Journal, 2014, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 668-690, DOI: 10.1002/smj.2121
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
UNSW Business School
Downloads 378
24.

Personal Income Taxes and Corporate Investment

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 374
25.

Earnings Shocks and Tax-Motivated Income-Shifting: Evidence from European Multinationals

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 14 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Oxford University CBT

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Downloads 339
26.

Do Economic Downturns Dampen Patent Litigation?

12 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 481 (2015) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Stanford Law School and University of San Diego School of Law

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Downloads 323
27.

Antitrust Enforcement in Developing Countries: Reasons for Enforcement & Non-Enforcement Using Resource-Based Evidence

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Sciences Po Law School
Downloads 321
28.

The Price of Pay to Play in Securities Class Actions

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 8, no. 4, (2011): 650-81 , 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 09-025
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 321
29.

Micro-Prudence, Macro-Risk: Where Financial Regulation Meets Bankruptcy

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 320
30.

Corporate Financial and Investment Policies in the Presence of a Blockholder on the Board

2012 Financial Intermediation Research Society-Minneapolis Conference paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Kansas State University
Downloads 292
31.

Stealing Sunshine

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 73, 2011, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 May 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa
Downloads 290
32.

The Effects of Ownership and Stock Liquidity on the Timing of Repurchase Transactions

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School - Finance & Accounting Group, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School, Division of Accounting Finance and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 289
33.

Who Will Manage Complex Civil Litigation?: The Decision to Transfer and Consolidate Multidistrict Litigation

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Federal Judicial Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 263
34.

The Impact of State Anti-Predatory Lending Laws on the Foreclosure Crisis

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, 21 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 247 (2011)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of California, Berkeley, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of City and Regional Planning and CUNY School of Law
Downloads 255
35.

Executive Control vs. Bureaucratic Insulation: Evidence from Federal Contracting

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 245
36.

Defensive Medicine Under Enterprise Insurance: Do Physicians Practice Defensive Medicine, and Can Enterprise Insurance Mitigate its Effect?

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina
Downloads 220
37.

Interpreting Circuit Court Voting Patterns: A 'Social Interactions' Framework

Forthcoming, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 201
38.

The Meaning of Contractual Silence: A Field Experiment

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 400, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 197
39.

Where are Limited Liability Companies Formed? An Empirical Analysis

Univ. of Texas School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 126, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Goethe University Frankfurt

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Downloads 194
40.

Profiling and Consent: Stops, Searches and Seizures after Soto

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School and NYU Department of Sociology
Downloads 189
41.

‘For the Times they Are A-Changin’: Explaining Voting Patterns of U.S. Supreme Court Justices through Identification of Micro-Publics

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, University of Georgia and University of Georgia
Downloads 188
42.

The Impact of Local Knowledge on Banking

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut - School of Business and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
Downloads 181
43.

Class Membership in Class Actions: An Experimental Study

Tilburg University TISCO Working Paper No. 007/2010, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 013/2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 176
44.

Supermarket and Gasoline: An Empirical Study of Bundled Discount

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Resources for the Future
Downloads 171
45.

Institutional Heterogeneity Among Stock Exchanges: Implications for Market Efficiency

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - School of Law and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
Downloads 164
46.

Are All Contractual Obligations Created Equal?

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper , The Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 155
47.

The Misunderstood Consequences of Shelley v. Kraemer

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-27, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
The City College of New York and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 140
48.

Property Law Culture: Public Law, Private Preferences and the Psychology of Expropriation

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 137
49.

Access to Justice and Mediation in Small Claims Courts: Empirical Research and Statistical Analysis in Nine Brazilian States

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
UNIT
Downloads 136
50.

FCC Regulation and Increased Ownership Concentration in the Radio Industry

Northwestern Law & Economic Research Paper No. 10-05, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Downloads 135