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1.

Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be...Lawyers

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 09-29
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 10,210
2.

Keeping the Internet Neutral?: Tim Wu and Christopher Yoo Debate

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-27, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 06-30, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 7,402
3.

Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, p. 1729, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 139/2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-28, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 6,286
4.

Corporate Governance and Executive Remuneration: Rediscovering Managerial Positional Conflict

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 25, p. 294, 2002, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 3,367
5.

Blinking on the Bench: How Judges Decide Cases

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-25, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-32
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Cornell Law School and California Central District Court
Downloads 2,769
6.

Is U.S. CEO Compensation Inefficient Pay Without Performance?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-05, 103 Michigan Law Review 1142 (2005)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,569
7.

Network Neutrality and the Economics of Congestion

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, June 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-28, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-33
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,542
8.

Catching Up Is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,435
9.

Would Mandating Broadband Network Neutrality Help or Hurt Competition? A Comment on the End-to-End Debate

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-04; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,285
10.

Does Private Equity Create Wealth? The Effects of Private Equity and Derivatives on Corporate Governance

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 219, 2009, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-20, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 113/2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 253/2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,272
11.

Vertical Integration and Media Regulation in the New Economy

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-01; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 16 Jul 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,191
12.

Corporate Criminal Liability in Australia: An Evolving Corporate Governance Technique?

Vanderbilt Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 03-10, Journal of Business Law, p. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 2,152
13.

Twentieth Century Tort Theory

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 90, 2002
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,131
14.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,083
15.

Should Shareholders Have a Greater Say Over Executive Pay?: Learning from the Us Experience

Vanderbilt Law, Joe C. Davis Research Paper No. 01-6
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2001 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,058
16.

Regulatory Responses to Global Corporate Scandals

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 367, 2005, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/35, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 2,001
17.

Does Unconscious Racial Bias Affect Trial Judges?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School, California Central District Court and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,899
18.

New Trends in the Regulation of Executive Remuneration

DIRECTORS IN TROUBLED TIMES, pp. 100-123, R. P. Austin and A. Y. Bilski, eds., Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/22, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-05, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 142/2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,884
19.

Mamas 2011: Is a Law Degree a Good Investment Today?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-42
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,875
20.

The Ticket to Easy Street? The Financial Consequences of Winning the Lottery

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,853
21.

Beyond Network Neutrality

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-16; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,739
22.

Takeovers, Poison Pills and Protectionism in Comparative Corporate Governance

FESTSCHRIFT FUR KLAUS J. HOPT ZUM 70 GEBURTSTAG AM 24 AUGUST 2010 (Festschrift for Klaus J. Hopt for his 70th birthday on 24. August 2010), August 2010, pp. 795-815, S. Grundmann, B. Haar & H. Merkt et al, eds., De Gruyter, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/120, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-43, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-33, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 168/2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,739
23.

Gap Filling, Hedge Funds, and Financial Innovation

BROOKINGS-NOMURA PAPERS ON FINANCIAL SERVICES, Yasuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-21, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-72
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,725
24.

Do Payday Loans Cause Bankruptcy?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
Downloads 1,717
25.

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 1,676
26.

The End of Bankruptcy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 173; Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,645
27.

An Empirical Analysis of CEO Employment Contracts: What Do Top Executives Bargain For?

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 231, 2005, Cornell Law School Research Paper No. 04-024 , Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,589
28.

The Value of Life

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 2nd Edition, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,523
29.

An Empirical Study of Empirical Legal Scholarship: The Top Law Schools

Indiana Law Journal, The Next Generation of Law School Rankings Symposium, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,503
30.

Securities Fraud as Corporate Governance: Reflections Upon Federalism

Vanderbilt Law Review, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,407
31.

Four (or Five) Easy Lessons From Enron

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,373
32.

The Shifting Balance of Power between Shareholders and the Board: News Corp's Exodus to Delaware and Other Antipodean Tales

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/20, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,366
33.

Explaining the International CEO Pay Gap: Board Capture or Market Driven?

Vanderbilt Law Review, 2003
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 15 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,342
34.

Payday Loans, Uncertainty and Discounting: Explaining Patterns of Borrowing, Repayment, and Default

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware
Downloads 1,324
35.

Heuristics and Biases at the Bargaining Table

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 795-808, 2004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-11, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 04/5
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,317
36.

Opting Out among Women with Elite Education

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,305
37.

Anchoring, Information, Expertise, and Negotiation: New Insights from Meta-Analysis

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, L.L.P.
Downloads 1,283
38.

The New Innovation Frontier? Intellectual Property and the European Court of Human Rights

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 49, p.1, 2008, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-05, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,281
39.

SEC Enforcement Actions for Financial Fraud and Private Litigation: An Empirical Inquiry

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 737, 2003, Reprinted: Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 46, p. 65, 2004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,256
40.

Corporate Governance After Enron: The First Year

Houston Law Review, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,243
41.

The Rising Tension between Shareholder and Director Power in the Common Law World

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, pp. 344-359, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/34, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 152/2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,199
42.

Law and Emotion: A Proposed Taxonomy of an Emerging Field

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 30, pp. 119-142, 2006, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-11, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-26
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,192
43.

Occupational Characteristics and the Obesity Wage Penalty

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-12, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,179
44.

Prospect Theory, Risk Preference & The Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,179
45.

The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism: The Importance of Reputation, Clout, and Expertise.

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-9, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 40, No. 296-314, 2016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of San Diego School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,175
46.

Regulating Executive Remuneration: International Developments in the Post-Scandal Era

ICFAI Journal of Corporate & Securities Law, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-15, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/10, European Company Law, Vol. 3, p. 64, 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,172
47.

Conflict of Laws and Choice of Law

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-030, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-34
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 1,153
48.

New Evidence on the Monetary Value of Saving a High Risk Youth

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Downloads 1,149
49.

Letting Billions Slip Through Your Fingers: Empirical Evidence and Legal Implications of the Failure of Financial Institutions to Participate in Securities Class Action Settlements

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 411, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-09, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,084
50.

The Persistent Debate about Convergence in Comparative Corporate Governance

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/3, Vanderbilt Law School, Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 06-3, Sydney Law Review, Vol. 27, p. 743, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,084