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1.

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 2,012
2.

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 1,519
3.

Do Applicant Patent Citations Matter?

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 401, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1656568
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Richmond School of Law, Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health
Downloads 1,418
4.

The Role of Dynamic Renegotiation and Asymmetric Information in Financial Contracting

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Downloads 976
5.

Board Structure and Monitoring: New Evidence from CEO Turnovers

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 351/2013
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - UNSW Business School and University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business
Downloads 958
6.

The Merger Agreement Myth

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 918
7.

The Bonding Hypothesis of Takeover Defenses: Evidence from IPO Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 117 (2) (August 2015), pp. 307-332
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
Downloads 782
8.

Restorative Justice and its Effects on (Racially Disparate) Punitive School Discipline

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
UCLA School of Law
Downloads 748
9.

Trademarks as Search Engine Keywords: Much Ado About Something?

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 26, Number 2, 2013, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-15 , Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-20, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Francisco School of Law and Georgetown University
Downloads 698
10.

Does Agency Funding Affect Decisionmaking?: An Empirical Assessment of the PTO’s Granting Patterns

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 66, 2013, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 611
11.

RegData: A Numerical Database on Industry-Specific Regulations for All U.S. Industries and Federal Regulations, 1997-2012

George Mason University Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 607
12.

Exonerations in the United States, 1989–2012

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 277, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 26 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 579
13.

The Receding Tide of Medical Malpractice Litigation Part 1: National Trends

as published in 10 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 612-638 (2013), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-18, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-13, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-55
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Georgetown University
Downloads 468
14.

The Imprisoner’s Dilemma: A Cost-Benefit Approach to Incarceration

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 98, P. 905, 2013, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 449
15.

Provision of Management Incentives in Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Queen's School of Business
Downloads 442
16.

Justice or Just between Us? Empirical Evidence of the Trade-Off between Procedural and Interactional Justice in Workplace Dispute Resolution

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Littler Mendelson and Cornell University
Downloads 437
17.

The Inability of Jurors to Self-Diagnose Bias

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-35
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 426
18.

Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oregon - Department of Economics

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Downloads 349
19.

Pornography and Divorce

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford Law School
Downloads 341
20.

Policing Immigration

The University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, 2013, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-48, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 416, U of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 632
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 332
21.

Private Policing of Mergers and Acquisitions: An Empirical Assessment of Institutional Lead Plaintiffs in Transactional Class and Derivative Actions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 301
22.

The Psychology of Contract Precautions

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, P. 395, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-10, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 290
23.

Competition and Corporate Fraud Waves

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Downloads 279
24.

Standards of Proof in Civil Litigation: An Experiment from Patent Law

26 Harvard Journal of Law &Technology 429 (2013)., 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper (2012)., Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 265
25.

Organized Interests and Agenda Setting in the U.S. Supreme Court Revisited

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science, Independent and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 240
26.

Risk Management for the Future: Age, Risk, and Choice Architecture

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

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Downloads 238
27.

Set in Stone? Change and Innovation in Consumer Standard-Form Contracts

New York University Law Review, Vol. 88, 2013, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-40
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Downloads 235
28.

Tax Expenditure Salience

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 218
29.

'He Said, She Said,' With A Twist

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Southern Methodist University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law, University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 208
30.

In the Shadows of Sunlight: The Effects of Transparency on State Political Campaigns

USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS15-27, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-29
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Downloads 199
31.

Commonsense Morality and the Ethics of Killing in War: An Experimental Survey of the Israeli Population

Forthcoming Law and Ethics of Human Rights
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University, Department of Psychology and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 189
32.

Suing the Leviathan — An Empirical Analysis of the Changing Rate of Administrative Litigation in China

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Volume 10, Issue 4, pages 815–846, December 2013,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 185
33.

Race, Prediction, and Pretrial Detention

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

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Downloads 149
34.

Robbing a Barren Vault: The Implications of Dukes v. Wal-Mart for Cases Challenging Subjective Employment Practices

Hofstra Labor and Emploment Law Journal, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oregon School of Law
Downloads 132
35.

Prosecutor Elections, Mistakes, and Appeals

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics

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Downloads 128
36.

The Politics of Opinion Assignment and Authorship on the U.S. Court of Appeals: Evidence from Sexual Harassment Cases

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 116
37.

The CARD Act on Campus

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Houston Law Center No. 2013-A-1
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 112
38.

Structural Bias in the Sentencing of Felony Defendants

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California-Santa Barbara
Downloads 108
39.

Abnormal Returns to Public and Private Acquirers of Failed Banks: Evaluating the Effectiveness of the FDIC

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2103810, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 106
40.

Corrections for Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2014, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management and Duke University
Downloads 96
41.

Do Administrative Courts Favor the Government? Evidence from Medical Malpractice in Spain

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 90
42.

Justice in the Shadow of Power: Understanding the Limits of Civil Justice Reform in China Through Entrepreneurs’ (Un)Willingness to Use Courts

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University - School of Law
Downloads 89
43.

Elevation Adaptation: How Circuit Court Judges Alter Their Behavior for Promotion to the Supreme Court

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science
Downloads 76
44.

Social Networks and Personal Bankruptcy

Forthcoming Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 75
45.

Choice-Based Discrimination: Labor Force Type Discrimination Against Gay Men, the Obese and Mothers

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law

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Downloads 73
46.

Does the Attitudinal Model of Supreme Court Decision Making Depend on Litigation Choices? Applying the Priest-Klein Selection Hypothesis to Litigation in the High Court

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Binghamton University - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and University of Texas at Arlingtion
Downloads 70
47.

The Partisan Character of State Supreme Court Retention Elections

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-29, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 68
48.

Non-Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Appeals: Does the Jurisdiction Make a Difference?

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

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Downloads 60
49.

Public Intuitions about Fair Child Support Allocations: Converging Evidence for a 'Fair Shares' Rule

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2110376
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Psychology, Arizona State University College of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 60
50.

Property Rights & Attitudes Toward Environmental Regulation: An Empirical Investigation

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 50