Adam S. Chilton

University of Chicago - Law School

Professor of Law

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://www.adamchilton.org

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 732, HKS Working Paper No. 15-049
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Ideology; Lawyers; Law School; Campaign Donations

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The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 806, HKS Working Paper No. RWP17-023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,776 (8,677)
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Law Professors, Political Ideologies, Legal Profession

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An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 696
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,162 (17,025)
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The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):96-128, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 756
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 956 (22,745)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges

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Simplification of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 737
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
Omri Ben-Shahar and Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 938 (23,373)
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Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-1, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 529
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Marin K. Levy
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 745 (32,337)
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Do Constitutional Rights Make a Difference?

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 694, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-43
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 733 (33,068)
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Constitutional Rights, Human Rights, Causal Inference

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Why the Study of International Law Needs Experiments

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 52, no.1, p. 173, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 599 (43,380)
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International Law, Experiments, Empirical Legal Studies, Treaties, Compliance, Survey Experiments

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Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):129-161, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. RWP16-031, HKS Working Paper No. 16-031
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 500 (54,638)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Ideology

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Rethinking Law School Tenure Standards

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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law professors, tenure, citation analysis, academic impact, analytics

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Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews

84 University of Chicago Law Review 37 (2017), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 768, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
William Baude, Adam S. Chilton and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 492 (55,738)
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Legal scholarship, Systematic Reviews, Doctrinal Analysis, Best Practices, Restatements

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The Failure of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 44, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2015-01, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 712
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 473 (58,611)
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Rights Without Resources: The Impact of Constitutional Social Rights on Social Spending

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-20, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 781, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 598
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 456 (61,311)
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Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, Social Rights, Human Rights, Education Spending, Healthcare Spending

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Political Discrimination in the Law Review Selection Process

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 832
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 406 (70,609)
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Academia, Publication Process, Bias, Statistical Discrimination, Political Ideology, Law Professor, Law Review

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The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 719, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 390 (73,937)
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Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 367 (79,376)
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Judicial Behavior, Personnel Economics, Law Clerks

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Treaties and Human Rights: The Role of Long-Term Trends

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 770
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 365 (79,874)
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Human Rights, International Law, Treaties, Women’s Rights, Torture

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Affirmative Action in Law Reviews

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Dec 2018
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Diversity, Law Reviews, Academic Publishing

Affirmative Action in Law Reviews

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 May 2019
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Why Countries Sign Bilateral Labor Agreements

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Bilateral Labour Agreements; Migration; Immigration; Treaties; International Law; Human Rights

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The Limitations of Supply Chain Disclosure Regimes

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 53, p. 1, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 766, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 586
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Galit Sarfaty
University of Chicago - Law School and University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law
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Human Rights, Supply Chain, Disclosure, Survey Experiment, Empirical Legal Research

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The Political Motivations of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program

Review of International Political Economy, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 722
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 262 (114,920)
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Bilateral Investment Treaties, BITs, Investment Law, Treaties, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Law

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Supplying Compliance: Why and When the United States Complies with WTO Rulings

Yale Journal of International Law, vol. 39, no. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Rachel Brewster and Adam S. Chilton
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 262 (114,920)
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WTO, international trade, compliance, dispute resolution, DSU, domestic politics

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The Political Economy of Inward FDI: Opposition to Chinese Mergers & Acquisitions

Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol. 8, no.1, p. 27-57, 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Harvard University - Department of Government, Princeton University, University of Chicago - Law School and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 242 (124,639)
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Experimentally Testing the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 533
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 227 (132,885)
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Human Rights, International Law, Experiments, Treaties

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A Reply to Dworkin's New Theory of International Law

University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, Vol. 80, pp. 105-115, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 226 (134,036)
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The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study

Chicago Journal of International Law (15): 110-137
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 197 (152,759)

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Human Rights, International Law, Experiments, Survey Experiments

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Comparative Institutional Competence

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 163, pp. 411 - 486, 2015, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Christopher A. Whytock
University of Chicago - Law School and University of California, Irvine, School of Law
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Federal Courts, State Department, Comparative Institutional Competence, Institutional Design, Separation of Powers, Foreign Sovereign Immunity, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Foreign State Immunity, Foreign Relations, Foreign Affairs, Empirical Analysis, Judicial Decisionmaking

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Reciprocity and Public Opposition to Foreign Direct Investment

British Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 808
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Adam S. Chilton, Helen V. Milner and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 173 (170,935)
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International Political Economy; Foreign Direct Investment; Mergers & Acquisitions; Reciprocity; Public Opinion; Survey Experiments

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Constitutional Courts' Limited Impact on the Protection of Constitutional Rights

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-34
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 172 (171,803)

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Constitutional Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, Judicial Independence, Judicial Review

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The Laws of War and Public Opinion: An Experimental Study

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 171, No. 1, pp. 181-201, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 687
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 167 (176,290)
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Laws of War, International Humanitarian Law, Public Opinion, Survey Experiment

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The Global Dominance of European Competition Law Over American Antitrust Law

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2019
Anu Bradford, Adam S. Chilton, Katerina Linos and Alex Weaver
Columbia University - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Linklaters
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Competition Law, Antitrust Law, Antitrust, European Union, Diffusion, Comparative Law

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United Nations Endorsement & Support for Human Rights: An Experiment on Women's Rights in Pakistan

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 747, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Gulnaz Anjum, Adam S. Chilton and Zahid Usman
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Chicago - Law School and Quaid-i-Azam University
Downloads 152 (190,920)
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Human Rights, United Nations, Women’s Rights, International Law, Experimental Research

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International Law, Constitutional Law, and Public Support for Torture

Research & Politics (2016 Forthcoming), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 22, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 733
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 139 (205,313)
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Human Rights; Torture; International Law; Constitutional Law; Survey Experiment; Public Opinion

Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 728
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Mostafa Beshkar and Adam S. Chilton
Indiana University - Bloomington and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 103 (258,201)

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Trade, WTO, Countervailing Duty, Precedent

Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2015/68
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Mostafa Beshkar and Adam S. Chilton
Indiana University - Bloomington and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 36 (444,865)
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Non-Market Economies, Countervailing and Antidumping Duties, Precedents, Remand Authority, World Trade Organization

Competition Law Gone Global: Introducing the Comparative Competition Law and Enforcement Datasets

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Anu Bradford, Adam S. Chilton, Chris Megaw and Nathaniel Sokol
Columbia University - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School, WilmerHale LLC and Columbia University
Downloads 115 (238,658)
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Competition Law, Antitrust Law, Antitrust, Comparative Law

Competition Law Gone Global: Introducing the Comparative Competition Law and Enforcement Datasets

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 411-443, 2019
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2019
Columbia University - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School, WilmerHale LLC and Columbia University
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'Best Practices' in the Design of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Omri Ben-Shahar and Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 112 (241,937)
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Reconsidering the Motivations of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program

American Society of International Law Proceedings, vol. 108, pp. 373-376, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 700
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 112 (241,937)
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BITs, Investment, Treaties

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Equality, Procedural Justice, and the World Trade Organization

Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 7, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Adam S. Chilton and Ryan W. Davis
University of Chicago - Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 105 (253,275)
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Global Justice, Political Theory, World Trade Organization

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Did the Creation of the United Nations Human Rights Council Produce a Better 'Jury'?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 597, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 780
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Adam S. Chilton and Robert Golan-Vilella
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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United Nations, Human Rights, International Organizations, Human Rights Council, Commission on Human Rights

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The Doctrinal Paradox & International Law

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Adam S. Chilton and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Department of Government
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The Earned Income Tax Credit, Low-Income Workers, and the Legal Aid Community

Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Jonathan Schneller, Adam S. Chilton and Joshua Boehm
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 67 (332,858)
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Tax Expenditures, Taxation, Earned Income Tax Credit

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Competition Law Around the World from 1889 to 2010: The Competition Law Index

Journal of Competition Law & Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Anu Bradford and Adam S. Chilton
Columbia University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 64 (340,879)
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Competition Law, Antitrust Law, Antitrust, Comparative Law

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Trade Openness and Antitrust Law

Journal of Law and Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
Anu Bradford and Adam S. Chilton
Columbia University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Trade Law; Antitrust; Antitrust Law; Competition Law; Diffusion; Comparative Law

Trade Openness and Antitrust Law

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-37
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Anu Bradford and Adam S. Chilton
Columbia University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Country-Specific Investments and the Rights of Non-Citizen

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Human Rights, Migration, Immigration, Bilateral Labor Agreements