Holger Spamann

Harvard Law School

Professor

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Regulating Bankers' Pay

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 247-287, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 641
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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Citation 53

Abstract:

executive compensation, banks, financial regulation, financial firms, financial crisis, TARP, restricted shares, options, moral hazard, risk-taking, prudential regulation, say on pay, compensation committees

2.

The Wages of Failure: Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 257-282, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
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Citation 34

Abstract:

Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, the financial crisis, banks, executive compensation, risk-taking, compensation structures, bonus compensation, stock options, restricted shares, moral hazard

3.

'Law and Finance' Revisited

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2009
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Citation 22

Abstract:

legal origin, law and finance, ADRI

4.

On the Insignificance and/or Endogeneity of La Porta et al.'s 'Anti-Director Rights Index' under Consistent Coding

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 7, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 67/2006
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Citation 41

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5.

Risk Management Research Report - Spring 2010

Risk Management Research Report, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
HEC Paris - Finance Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, Brooklyn College - CUNY, Drexel University, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HEC Paris - Finance Department, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IMD International, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

Risk, Risk Management, Derivatives, Corporate Governance, Financial Derivatives, Value-At-Risk, VaR, Ethics, Volatility, Variance, Standard Deviation, Systemic, Systematic

6.

Contemporary Legal Transplants -- Legal Families and the Diffusion of (Corporate) Law

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 6, pp. 1813-1877, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-33, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Diffusion of law, legal transplants, legal origins, legal families, common law, civil law

7.

Legal Origins, Civil Procedure, and the Quality of Contract Enforcement

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 166, No. 1, pp. 149-165, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-51
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Legal origins, civil procedure, courts, comparative law, comparative institutions, formalism index

8.

Legal Origin or Colonial History?

3 Journal of Legal Analysis 379-409 (2011), USC CLEO Research Paper No. C11-9, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 11-16, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
USC Gould School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Harvard Law School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
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Citation 6

Abstract:

legal origin, colonial origin, colonial history, economic growth, civil law, common law

9.

Large Sample, Quantitative Research Designs for Comparative Law?

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 797-810, Fall 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-50
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2010
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
Downloads 339 (58,436)
Citation 3

Abstract:

comparative law, large-N studies, quantitative methods, statistics, econometrics, Doing Business, legal origins

10.
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Empirical Comparative Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, 2015, Forthcoming, Harvard University Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business Discussion Paper No. 815
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
Downloads 306 (80,089)

Abstract:

Causal inference, comparative data, comparative law, cross-country, empirical methodology, law and finance, legal origins, quantitative methods

Empirical Comparative Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, pp. 131-153, 2015
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School

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11.

Choice of Law in a Federal System and an Internal Market

Jean Monnet Working Paper No. 8/01
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 May 2005
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Abstract:

Choice of law, conflict of laws, federalism, internal market, free movement, commerce clause, private international law, European Union

12.

Derivatives Trading and Negative Voting

Harvard Law, Economics, and Business Discussion Paper No. 730
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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13.

Fixing Public Sector Finances: The Accounting and Reporting Lever

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 3, 2015, Harvard University John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business Discussion Paper No. 814
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2015
James P. Naughton and Holger Spamann
Downloads 145 (85,028)

Abstract:

GASB, municipal finance, municipal accounting, municipal bond market, Tower amendment

14.

The US Crime Puzzle: A Comparative Perspective on US Crime & Punishment

Forthcoming, American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 17 (Fall 2015)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
Downloads 109 (166,341)

Abstract:

Comparative, crime, punishment, mass incarceration, American exceptionalism

15.

Monetary Liability for Breach of the Duty of Care?

Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Winter 2016), Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 835, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 300/2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
Downloads 77 (36,925)

Abstract:

Business judgment rule, director liability, duty of care, manager liability, fiduciary duties, informativeness principle

16.

The Myth of 'Rebalancing' Retaliation in WTO Dispute Settlement Practice

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 31-79, March 2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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17.

Are Sleepy Punishers Really Harsh Punishers?: Comment

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 898, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Abstract:

Judicial Decision-Making, Bias, Sentencing, Sleep, Replication

18.

Justice is Less Blind, and Less Legalistic, than We Thought: Evidence from an Experiment with Real Judges

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 45, No. 2 (2016), Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 884 (2016)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Holger Spamann and Lars Klöhn
Harvard Law School and Humboldt University of Berlin - Faculty of Law
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Precedent, judicial decision-making, judicial behavior, judicial bias, judicial psychology, determinants of judicial decisions, international criminal law, experiments in law

19.

Can Simple Mechanism Design Results Be Used to Implement the Proportionality Standard in Discovery? Comment

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 172 (2016) , Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 862
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Holger Spamann
Harvard Law School
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Abstract:

Civil litigation, courts, discovery, pre-trial, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26, information, Coase theorem, efficiency, mechanism design, auction theory, transaction costs, pre-discovery settlement, social norms, Nirvana mechanism