Max M. Schanzenbach

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Perpetuities and Taxes

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, p. 356, 2005, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-07, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Feb 2005
Robert H. Sitkoff and Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 2,290 (4,009)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Rule against perpetuities, jurisdictional competition, regulatory competition, trust funds, estate tax, generation skipping transfer tax, fiduciary income tax, self-settled trust, asset protection trust, wealth transfer taxes

Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Perpetuities and Taxes

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-034
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Robert H. Sitkoff and Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 71 (264,523)
Citation 7

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Did Reform of Prudent Trust Investment Laws Change Trust Portfolio Allocation?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 580, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-30, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2008
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 706 (23,819)
Citation 3

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prudence, trust investment law, modern portfolio theory, investment, prudent investor rule, prudent man rule, agency costs, fiduciary

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The Impact of Tort Reform on Private Health Insurance Coverage

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 187, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 665 (28,383)
Citation 3

Abstract:

tort law, health law, health economics, insurance

The Prudent Investor Rule and Trust Asset Allocation: An Empirical Analysis

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Journal, Vol. 35, p. 314, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 668, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 304 (76,875)

Abstract:

prudent man rule, prudent investor rule, trust investment law, modern portfolio theory, agency costs, fiduciary, ERISA

The Prudent Investor Rule and Trust Asset Allocation: An Empirical Analysis

ACTEC Journal, Vol. 35, p. 314, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 668
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
Robert H. Sitkoff and Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 263 (90,366)

Abstract:

prudent man rule, prudent investor rule, trust investment law, modern portfolio theory, agency costs, fiduciary, ERISA

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Perpetuities, Taxes, and Asset Protection: An Empirical Assessment of the Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds

ANNUAL HECKERLING INSTITUTE ON ESTATE PLANNING, Tina Portando, ed., Vol. 42, Chapter 12, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 609
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2008
Robert H. Sitkoff and Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 444 (46,709)
Citation 5

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rule against perpetuities, jurisdictional competition, regulatory competition, trust funds, estate tax, generation skipping transfer tax, fiduciary income tax, self-settled trust, asset protection trust, wealth transfer taxes, bequest motive, trust modification, trust termination

Perpetuities or Taxes? Explaining the Rise of the Perpetual Trust

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, 2006, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 840286, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 395 (56,626)
Citation 3

Abstract:

rule against perpetuities, jurisdictional competition, regulatory competition, trust funds, estate tax, generation skipping transfer tax, fiduciary income tax, wealth transfer taxes, bequest motive, trust modification, trust termination

Perpetuities or Taxes? Explaining the Rise of the Perpetual Trust

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-030
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 38 (355,823)
Citation 3

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Racial Disparities under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Role of Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimums

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 9, No. 4 (Dec. 2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 394 (56,812)

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Sentencing Guidelines, Criminal Justice, Racial Disparity

Racial Disparities Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Role of Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimums

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 729-764, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1 (549,012)

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Strategic Judging Under the United States Sentencing Guidelines: Positive Political Theory and Evidence

Northwestern University School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Max M. Schanzenbach and Emerson H. Tiller
Downloads 357 (62,175)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Law and positive political theory, judges, judicial hierarchy, law and politics, criminal sentencing, sentencing guidelines

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Downloads 292 (79,151)
Citation 3

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Judicial decision-making, criminal law, sentencing, political science

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The Prudent Investor Rule and Market Risk: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 15-06, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 220 (51,569)

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prudent man rule, prudent investor rule, trust investment, fiduciary investment, prudent investor, modern portfolio theory, agency costs, fiduciary, fiduciary duties, risk tolerance, rebalancing, portfolio management

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Policing Politics at Sentencing

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, pp. 1371, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-37, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Stephanos Bibas, Max M. Schanzenbach and Emerson H. Tiller
Downloads 205 (110,774)

Abstract:

criminal law and procedure, sentencing, guidelines, discretion

The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, December 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2011
Ronen Avraham, Leemore S. Dafny and Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 173 (137,076)
Citation 2

Abstract:

health care reform, tort reform, insruance

The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums

NBER Working Paper No. w15371
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2009
Ronen Avraham, Leemore S. Dafny and Max M. Schanzenbach
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Citation 2

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Do Standards of Review Matter? The Case of Federal Criminal Sentencing

40 Journal of Legal Studies 405 (2011), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-23
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Joshua B. Fischman and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 197 (111,744)
Citation 2

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Medical Malpractice Reform

F. Parisi (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics (Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E558, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-23, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 188 (57,175)

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The Impact of Tort Reform on Intensity of Treatment: Evidence from the Heart Patients

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Ronen Avraham and Max M. Schanzenbach
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 173 (128,906)
Citation 1

Abstract:

defensive medicine, induced demand, offensive medicine, tort reform

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Fiduciary Financial Advisers and the Incoherence of a 'High-Quality Low-Fee' Safe Harbor

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 69 (118,799)

Abstract:

fiduciary, fiduciary investment, prudent investor rule, Department of Labor, retirement account, pension account, ERISA, best interest, safe harbor, modern portfolio theory

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Handcuffing Justice: The Shaky Empirical Foundations of the Feeney Amendment

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 69 (253,698)

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Procedure, Economics, Law

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The State and Local Pay Penalty: The Effect of Skill and College Major

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Max M. Schanzenbach
Downloads 37 (326,485)

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Public sector economics, wage differentials

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Policing, Personnel Economics, Police Misconduct, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Litigation, Public Finance

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Financial Advisers Can't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule

Journal of Financial Planning (August 2016), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
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Abstract:

fiduciary, fiduciary investment, prudent investor rule, Department of Labor, retirement account, pension account, ERISA, best interest, modern portfolio theory, investment policy statement, retirement saver

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Fiduciary Financial Advice to Retirement Savers: Don't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule

Harvard John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business, Discussion Paper No. 867, 2016, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-11, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-48
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Downloads 0 (60,825)

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fiduciary, fiduciary investment, prudent investor rule, Department of Labor, retirement account, pension account, ERISA, best interest, modern portfolio theory, investment policy statement, retirement saver

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The Effect of Prison Sentence Length on Recidivism: Evidence from Random Judicial Assignment

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Michael A Roach and Max M. Schanzenbach
Middle Tennessee State University and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 0 (93,505)

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Deterrence, specific deterrence, judging, crime, recidivism

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Racial and Gender Disparities in Prison Sentences: The Effect of District-Level Judicial Demographics

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 57-92, January 2005
Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Max M. Schanzenbach

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Discrimination, Law, Justice, Criminal, Procedure, Law and Economics