Yair Listokin

Yale Law School

Associate Professor of Law

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Do Lawyers Really Believe Their Own Hype and Should They?: A Natural Experiment

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2019
Zev J. Eigen and Yair Listokin
Syndio Solutions and Yale Law School
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If You Misrate, then You Lose: Improving Credit Rating Accuracy Through Incentive Compensation

Yale Journal on Regulation, January 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Yair Listokin and Benjamin Taibleson
Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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credit rating, credit rating agencies, law, law and economics, corporate law, corporate finance, law and finance, securities regulation, bankruptcy, incentive compensation

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Law and Macroeconomics: The Law and Economics of Recessions

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 576
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Keynes, Macroeconomics, Regulation, Stimulus

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Corporate Voting vs. Market Price Setting

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 362
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2009
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder voting, democracy, event study, regression discontinuity

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If You Give Shareholders Power, Do They Use It? An Empirical Analysis

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 383
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2009
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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corporate governance, shareholder power, charter amendments

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Bayesian Contractual Interpretation

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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contract interpretation, default rules, gap filling

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The Empirical Case for Specific Performance: Evidence from the Tyson-Ibp Litigation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Specific Performance, Damages, Event Study, Mergers

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Equity, Efficiency, and Stability: The Importance of Macroeconomics for Evaluating Income Tax Policy

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2012
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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tax, business cycle, Keynes, fiscal policy, Tax Expenditures

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Rethinking Corporate Law During a Financial Crisis

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 8, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Yair Listokin and Inho Andrew Mun
Yale Law School and Independent
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Regulation by Deal, Shareholder Value Maximization, Corporate Law, Financial Crisis, Post-Crisis Reform, Mergers and Acquisitions, Board Fiduciary Duties

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A Theoretical Framework for Law and Macroeconomics

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 586
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Macroeconomics, Law, Taxation, Regulation, Keynes, Stimulus

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Management Always Wins the Close Ones

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 348
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2008
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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corporate voting, corporate governance, management, fraud

Management Always Wins the Close Ones

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 159-184, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School

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G34, K22, D72

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What Do Corporate Default Rules and Menus Do? An Empirical Examination

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Corporate Law, Default Rules, Menus, Empirical, Corporate Governance

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I Like to Pay Taxes: Taxpayer Support for Government Spending and the Efficiency of the Tax System

Tax Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2012
David M. Schizer and Yair Listokin
Columbia University - Law School and Yale Law School
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Brief of Amici Curiae Tax Law Professors and Economists in Support of Petitioner in South Dakota v. Wayfair

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, New York University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Stanford Law School, Elon University School of Law, Ernst & Young, University of Richmond - School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale University - Law School, Yale Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Connecticut - School of Law, Boston College - Law School, University of Chicago Law School, University of Richmond School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, New York University School of Law, Rutgers University, University of Colorado Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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amicus brief, Supreme Court, stare decisis, dormant Commerce Clause, Quill v. North Dakota, South Dakota v. Wayfair

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Stabilizing the Economy Through the Income Tax Code

Tax Notes, Vol. 123, No. 13, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Fiscal Policy, Tax Policy, Stabilization, Tax Expenditures

Interpreting Empirical Estimates of the Effect of Corporate Governance

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Corporate Governance, Endogeneity, Treatment Effects

Interpreting Empirical Estimates of the Effect of Corporate Governance

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 90-109, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School

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K22, G34

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Randomizing Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Michael Abramowicz, Ian Ayres and Yair Listokin
George Washington University Law School, Yale University - Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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Random, Control, Experiment

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Taxation and Liquidity

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120, p. 100, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Liquidity, Taxation, Financial Crisis

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Paying for Performance in Bankruptcy: Why CEOS Should Be Compensated with Debt

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Bankruptcy, Executive Compensation, Capital Structure, Creditors' Committee

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Learning through Policy Variation

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2009
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Search Theory, Variation, Institutional Design

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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
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Secured Debt, Bankruptcy, Priority, Redistribution, Torts

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Tax Expenditure Salience

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Jacob Goldin and Yair Listokin
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
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Crime and (with a Lag) Punishment: Equitable Sentencing and the Implications of Discounting

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Criminal Law, Discounting, Law and Economics, Sentencing Guidelines

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The Meaning of Contractual Silence: A Field Experiment

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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contract law, default rules, warranties, UCC, field experiment

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The Pivotal Mechanism and Organizational Control

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2010
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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corporate governance, voting, corporations, heterogeneity

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How to Think About and Teach Income Tax When Interest Rates are Zero

Tax Notes, Vol. 151, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Interest Rates, Income Tax, Consumption Tax

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Bounded Institutions

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 494
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Tax Inclusive, Tax Exclusive, and Tax Bases in Between

Tax Notes, Vol. 130, No. 9, February 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Tax Base, Inclusive, Exclusive

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Americans' Preferences for Tax Increases and Spending Cuts

Tax Notes, Vol. 139, No. 188, 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2013
Siona Robin Listokin, Yair Listokin and Samson Mesele
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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Budget Survey, Fiscal Policy, Tax Policy, Deficit Reduction

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The Metric System of State Income Taxes

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 494
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Yair Listokin and Erik Stegemiller
Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Tax Base, State Income Tax, Deduction

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Tax Expenditure Estimates Approximate Revenue Estimates

Tax Notes, Vol. 145, No. 6, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Tax Expenditures, Revenue Estimates, Tax Reform

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Taxation and Marriage: A Reappraisal

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Taxation, Marriage, Marriage Penalty, Progressivity

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Posner on Tax: The Independent Investor Test

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Nov 2019
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School
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Tax, Corporate Tax, Dividends, Substance Over Form

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Macroeconomics and the Law

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Yair Listokin and Daniel Murphy
Yale Law School and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Law and Macroeconomics, Law and Economics, Unemployment, Growth

Macroeconomics and the Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 15, pp. 377-396, 2019
Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Yair Listokin and Daniel Murphy
Yale Law School and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Corporate Voting Versus Market Price Setting

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 608-635, 2009
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School

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D71, G14, G34, K22, P5

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Optimal Trust Design in Mass Tort Bankruptcy

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 403-438, 2005
Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Kenneth Ayotte and Yair Listokin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Yale Law School

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Bankruptcy, mass tort, future claimants, asbestos

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Protecting Future Claimants in Mass Tort Bankruptcies

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, pp. 1435-1503, Summer 2004
Posted: 21 Jan 2005
Yair Listokin and Kenneth Ayotte
Yale Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Efficient Time Bars: A New Rationale for the Existence of Statutes of Limitations in Criminal Law

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, Part 1
Posted: 10 Apr 2002
Yair Listokin
Yale Law School

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