Daniel L. Chen

Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse

Professor

21 allée de Brienne

31015 Toulouse cedex 6 France

Toulouse, 31015

France

LWP, Harvard Law School, Harvard University

Senior Research Associate / Fellow

8 Mt. Auburn St., 1st Floor

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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1.

Trading-Off Reproductive Technology and Adoption: Does Subsidizing IVF Decrease Adoption Rates and Should it Matter?

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 485, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2016
I. Glenn Cohen and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 416 (46,497)

Abstract:

Reproductive Technology, Adoption, Family Law, Bioethics, Econometrics

2.

A Market for Justice: A First Empirical Look at Third Party Litigation Funding

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 15, P. 1075, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-7
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
David Abrams and Daniel L. Chen
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 162 (74,258)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Litigation rights, trading, contingency fee, legal services market, comparative, foreign law, maintenance and champerty

3.

The Construction of Morals

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 104, 84-105, 2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 27 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 101 (180,659)

Abstract:

obscenity law, belief updating, values, norms, health risk

4.

'Not that Smart': Sonia Sotomayor and the Construction of Merit

Emory Law Journal, 61(4), 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2017
Guy-Uriel E. Charles, Daniel L. Chen and G. Mitu Gulati
Duke University School of Law, Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 100 (211,445)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, judges, judicial performance, empirical scholarship

5.

Designing Incentives for Inexpert Human Raters

Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2017
Aaron Shaw, John J. Horton and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 44 (349,620)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Experimentation, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Human Computation, Crowdsourcing, Search, Content Analysis, Economics, Sociology, Experimentation, Measurement, Human Factors

6.

Income-Distribution Dynamics with Endogenous Fertility

NBER Working Paper No. w7530
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Apr 2000
Michael Kremer and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 42 (343,229)
Citation 30

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7.

Trading-Off Reproductive Technology and Adoption: A Response to Appleton and Pollak

Minnesota Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jun 2012
I. Glenn Cohen and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 40 (346,445)

Abstract:

Reproductive Technology, Adoption, Family Law, Bioethics, Econometrics

8.

The Deterrent Effect of the Death Penalty? Evidence from British Commutations During World War I

Number of pages: 140 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 30 (400,686)

Abstract:

Compliance, Legitimacy, Deterrence

9.

Appendix A: Comparison to the Insurance Mandate Categorizations of Other Studies

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
I. Glenn Cohen and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 24 (405,094)

Abstract:

Reproductive Technology, Adoption, Family Law, Bioethics, Econometrics

10.

What Matters: Agreement between U.S. Courts of Appeals Judges

• NIPS (Machine Learning and the Law) Forthcoming, • Journal of Machine Learning Research, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Xing Cui, Lanyu Shang and Junchao Zheng
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science, New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science and New York University (NYU) - Center for Data Science
Downloads 17 (465,237)

Abstract:

Decision-Making Under the Gambler's Fallacy: Evidence from Asylum Judges, Loan Officers, and Baseball Umpires

NBER Working Paper No. w22026
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Daniel L. Chen, Tobias J. Moskowitz and Kelly Shue
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, Yale University, Yale SOM and Yale School of Management
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Decision-Making Under the Gambler's Fallacy: Evidence from Asylum Judges, Loan Officers, and Baseball Umpires

QJE, Vol.131, No.3, 2016, • Featured in The Washington Post, NPR, U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg View, NBER Digest, Marginal Revolution, Money Talks, Big Think, Wirtschafts Woche, and Chicago Booth Capital Ideas, 2015, • Best Paper Award, Utah Redrock Finance Conf. Oliver Williamson Best Con Finalist, SIOE, 2015,
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Tobias J. Moskowitz and Kelly Shue
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, Yale University, Yale SOM and Yale School of Management

Abstract:

gambler's fallacy, law of small numbers, decision-making

12.

How Do Rights Revolutions Occur? Free Speech and the First Amendment

TSE Working Paper No. 16-705
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 7 (515,953)

Abstract:

Law and Norms, Expressive Law, Cultural Change

13.

Club Goods and Group Identity: Evidence from Islamic Resurgence During the Indonesian Financial Crisis

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 118, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse

Abstract:

Religion, Economics, Islamic Resurgence, Financial Crisis, Evidence

14.

Can Countries Reverse Fertility Decline? Evidence from France's Marriage and Baby Bonuses, 1929–1981

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 18(3), p. 253-272, 2011
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse

Abstract:

Fertility, Tax Policy, Natural Experiment, Regressive Tax

15.

Sparse Models and Methods for Optimal Instruments with an Application to Eminent Domain

Econometrica, Vol. 80, No. 6, p. 2369–2429, November 2012 ,
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Abstract:

Inference on a Low-Dimensional Parameter after Model Selection, Imperfect Model Selection, Instrumental Variables, Lasso, Post-Lasso, Data-Driven Penalty, Heteroscedasticity, Non-Gaussian Errors, Moderate Deviations for Self-Normalized Sums

16.

Can Markets Stimulate Rights? On the Alienability of Legal Claims

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2015 • Featured in Regulation Magazine ,
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse

Abstract:

Litigation Rights, Legal Services Market

17.

Are Online Labor Markets Spot Markets for Tasks?: A Field Experiment on the Behavioral Response to Wage Cuts

Information Systems Research, Vol. 27(2), p. 403-423, 2016
Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen and John J. Horton
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and New York University (NYU) - Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences

Abstract:

Economics of IS; Electronic Commerce; Field Experiments; IT and New Organizational Forms

18.

Economics, Religion, and Culture: A Brief Introduction

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 104, No. 1-3, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Daniel M. Hungerman
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and University of Notre Dame
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Abstract:

Religion, faith, culture, economics

19.

Islamic Resurgence and Social Violence During the Indonesian Financial Crisis

in Institutions and Norms in Economic Development, MIT Press, ed. M. Gradstein and K. Konrad, 179-200, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Islamic Resurgence, social violence, Indonesian, financial crisis

20.

Religion, Welfare Politics, and Church-State Separation

Journal of Ecumenical Studies; 42(1), 42-52, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Jo Thori Lind
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

religion, welfare, politics, church-state separation

21.

Distinguishing between Custom and Law: Empirical Examples of Endogeneity in Property and First Amendment Precedents

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, 21(1081), 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Abstract:

law, customs, social norms

22.

Tastes for Desert and Placation: A Reference Point-Dependent Model of Social Preferences

Research in Experimental Economics, resubmitted; TSE Working Paper No. 16-725
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

reference points, social preferences, just desert

23.

Government Expropriation Increases Economic Growth and Racial Inequality: Evidence from Eminent Domain

TSE Working Paper No. 16-693
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and Independent
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Abstract:

property rights, displacement, regulation, takings

24.

Investigating Variation in English Vowel-to-Vowel Coarticulation in a Longitudinal Phonetic Corpus

Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 2015
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 May 2017
University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Chicago and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

coarticulation, corpus phonetics, inter-speaker variation, intra-speaker variation

25.

Does Empathy Beget Guile?

Review of Law and Economics, resubmitted; TSE Working Paper No. 16-684
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

Normative Commitments, Other-Regarding Preferences, Empathy, Deception, Guile

26.

oTree - An Open-Source Platform for Laboratory, Online, and Field Experiments

J. of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 9(1), 88-97, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Martin Schonger and Chris Wickens
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, ETH Zurich and Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse
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27.

Insiders, Outsiders, and Involuntary Unemployment: Sexual Harassment Exacerbates Gender Inequality

TSE Working Paper No. 16-687
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Jasmin K. Sethi
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics Institute for Advanced Studies/Harvard Law School LWP
Downloads 0 (511,222)

Abstract:

gender discrimination, microaggression, trauma, safe spaces, prejudice

28.

Markets, Morality, and Economic Growth: Competition Affects Deontological Judgment

TSE Working Paper No. 16-692
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 0 (449,536)

Abstract:

Normative Commitments, Deontological Value Choices, Other-Regarding Preferences, Charitable Donations, Moral Trolley Problem

29.

Do Policies Affect Preferences? Evidence from Random Variation in Abortion Jurisprudence

TSE Working Paper No. 16-723
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Vardges Levonyan and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, ETH Zürich and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Abstract:

Backlash, Expressive Law, Abortion, Norms

30.

Electoral Cycles Among U.S. Courts of Appeals Judges

TSE Working paper No. 16-704
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Carlos Berdejó and Daniel L. Chen
Loyola Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 0 (433,945)

Abstract:

Electoral Cycles, Judges, Courts, Wartime, Presidential Elections, Dissents

31.

Is Ambiguity Aversion a Preference?

TSE Working Paper No. 16-703
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Martin Schonger
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and ETH Zurich
Downloads 0 (405,094)

Abstract:

Uncertainty Aversion, Probabilistic Sophistication, Sources of Ambiguity, Ellsberg Paradox

32.

Egoism vs. Altruism: Does Intermediation Reduce Altruism?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

Normative Commitments, Other-Regarding Preferences, Charitable Donations, Field Experiment, Market Intermediation

33.

Implicit Egoism in Sentencing Decisions: First Letter Name Effects with Randomly Assigned Defendants

TSE Working Paper No. 16-726
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

Implicit Egoism, Name Effects, Defendants, Egotism

34.

A Theory of Experiments: Invariance of Equilibrium to the Strategy Method and Implications for Social Preferences

TSE Working Paper No. 16-724
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Martin Schonger
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and ETH Zurich
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Abstract:

Theory of Experiments, Strategy Method, Social Preferences, Intentions, Deontological Motivations

35.

Testing Axiomatizations of Ambiguity Aversion

TSE Working Paper No. 16-717
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Martin Schonger
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and ETH Zurich
Downloads 0 (496,376)

Abstract:

Ellsberg Paradox, Machina Paradox, Uncertainty Aversion, Independence Axiom

36.

Early Predictability of Asylum Court Decisions

Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Matthew Dunn, Levent Sagun, Hale Sirin and Daniel L. Chen
NYU Center for Data Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 0 (337,302)

Abstract:

Immigration, Asylum, Machine Learning, Refugee

37.

Perceived Masculinity Predicts U.S. Supreme Court Outcomes

* Featured in ABA Journal, New Scientist, Smithsonian Magazine, FindLaw, and Daily Mail, 2016, * PLoS-ONE, 11(10), e0164324, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Yosh Halberstam and Alan Yu
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, University of Toronto and University of Chicago
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38.

The Genealogy of Ideology: Predicting Agreement and Persuasive Memes in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

• Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Forthcoming, • Cited in 2017 American Economic Association Presidential Address,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Shivam Verma, Adithya Parthasarathy and Daniel L. Chen
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 0 (343,229)

Abstract:

vote alignment, dissent, memes

39.

Priming Ideology: Why Presidential Elections Affect U.S. Judges

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

Judicial Decision-Making, Group Decision-Making, Moral Decision-Making, Salience

40.

Covering: Mutable Characteristics and Perceptions of Voice in the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Yosh Halberstam and Alan Yu
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, University of Toronto and University of Chicago
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Abstract:

Identity, Phonology, Judicial Decision-Making

41.

Sclerotization of the Judiciary: Judicial Exits from The U.S. Courts of Appeals Are Politically Motivated

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
Downloads 0 (418,903)

Abstract:

Judicial Tenure, Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty, Polarization

42.

Can Machine Learning Help Predict the Outcome of Asylum Adjudications?

Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen and Jess Eagel
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse and NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Downloads 0 (286,903)

Abstract:

Quantitative legal prediction, Refugee, Machine learning

43.

Judicial Compliance in District Courts

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Jens Frankenreiter and Susan Yeh
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, MPI Bonn and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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44.

Mandatory Disclosure: Theory and Evidence from Industry-Physician Relationships

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 May 2017
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, ETH Zürich, University of Chicago and Cleveland Clinic
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Abstract:

Physician Payment, Conflicts of Interest, Ethics

45.

The Shareholder Wealth Effects of Delaware Corporate Litigation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Adam B. Badawi and Daniel L. Chen
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse
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Abstract:

Corporate law, litigation event studies, Delaware courts

46.

Does Appellate Precedent Matter? Stock Price Responses to Appellate Court Decisions of FCC Actions

Empirical Legal Analysis: Assessing the Performance of Legal Institutions, 2013
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2017
Daniel L. Chen, Susan Yeh and Alberto G. Araiza
Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse, Independent and Independent
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Abstract:

Court, Stock, Price, FCC

47.

Web Appendix 2 for 'Trading-Off Reproductive Technology and Adoption: Does Subsidizing in Vitro Fertilization Decrease Adoption Rates and Should it Matter?': Cross-Sectional Re-Analysis

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 14 Nov 2010
I. Glenn Cohen and Daniel L. Chen
Harvard Law School and Toulouse School of Economics / Institute for Advanced Study / University of Toulouse

Abstract:

Reproductive Technology, Adoption, Family Law, Bioethics, Econometrics