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1.

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
Florida Atlantic University and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Downloads 261
2.

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, Independent, Loughborough University and Lancaster University
Downloads 280
3.

'New-Style' Judicial Campaigns and the Legitimacy of State High Courts: Results from a National Survey

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science
Downloads 150
4.

Smoke and Mirrors or Science? Teaching Law With Computers - A Reply to Cass Sunstein on Artificial Intelligence and Legal Science

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. IX, No. 2, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 107
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: 22 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,091
6.

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: 22 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,755
7.

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 177
8.

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 241
9.

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 Marymount University

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Downloads 552
10.

A New Method to Assess Past Environmental Exposures: Ecomarker/Surrogates of Past Contamination

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Institute of World PoliticsInternational Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto
Downloads 41
11.

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 University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 442
12.

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 196
13.

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 721
14.

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 SchoolBrooklyn Law School
Downloads 356
15.

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 Law Center, Northwestern University, Boston University - School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 485
16.

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, UMD iSchool and Towson University
Downloads 447
17.

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 369
18.

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 275
19.

An Empirical Analysis of Dissensus on the United States Courts of Appeals

Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-31, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Pace University - School of Law and The John Marshall Law School
Downloads 149
20.

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
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy
Downloads 228
21.

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 327
22.

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 5,194
23.

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 2,134
24.

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 444
25.

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 260
26.

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, Independent and Korea University Business School
Downloads 201
27.

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 183
28.

More Guns, More Time: Using Add-On Gun Laws to Estimate the Deterrent Effect of Incarceration on Crime

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 144
29.

Incentives, Complexity, and Motivations in Experiments

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
UNC Chapel Hill, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 112
30.

Delegating Disenfranchisement Decisions

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
UNC Chapel Hill, New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 95
31.

Private Securities Litigation and the Courts: Positive Political Theory and Evidence

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 159
32.

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 1,729
33.

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 234
34.

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 Pritzker School of Law and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 185
35.

Substitutable Protections: Socioeconomic Insulation and Credible Commitment Devices

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Political Science and Florida State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 62
36.

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 1,439
37.

The Rehnquist Court: A 'By the Numbers' Retrospective

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Spring 2007, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 126
38.

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 UniversityUniversity of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR) and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 797
39.

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 762
40.

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 535
41.

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 280
42.

Implicit Theories and Capital Sentencing: An Experimental Study

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 115
43.

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 338
44.

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 426
45.

The Effect of Attorney Compensation on the Timing of Settlements

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 172
46.

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 290
47.

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 334
48.

Improving Credibility by Delegating Judicial Competence - the Case of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics, University of Kassel - Department of Economics and Phillips University Marburg

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Downloads 132
49.

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 (deceased) and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 325
50.

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 671