D. Bruce Johnsen

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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IPO Syndicates, Private Foreknowledge, and the Economics of Excess Search

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Yoram Barzel, Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Washington, University of Zurich and Independent
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Portfolio Management, Private Information, and Soft Dollar Brokerage: Agency Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Sep 1998
Stephen Horan and D. Bruce Johnsen
CFP Board of Standards and Independent
Downloads 507 (104,867)
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The Evolution of Sherman Act Case Law: A Roadmap for Competitive Federalism

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
D. Bruce Johnsen and Moin A. Yahya
Independent and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 396 (140,219)
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competitive federalism, antitrust, legal evolution, geographic markets

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Myths About Mutual Fund Fees: Economic Insights on Jones v. Harris

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-49
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 392 (141,780)
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efficiency wage, Gartenberg v. Merrill Lynch, quality assurance, SEC, scale economies, Securities and Exchange Commission, Wharton Report

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Mutual Funds, Conflicts of Interest, and Regulatory Error: A Property Rights Approach

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-37
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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conflicts of interest, mutual funds, open access, common pool, market timing

The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-64
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent
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excessive fees, advisory fees, quality-assurance, open-access, closet indexing

The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-16, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent
Downloads 105 (476,790)

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Excessive fees, advisory fees, quality-assurance, open-access, closet indexing

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Does Soft Dollar Brokerage Benefit Portfolio Investors: Agency Problem or Solution?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Stephen Horan and D. Bruce Johnsen
CFP Board of Standards and Independent
Downloads 271 (210,195)
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Portfolio choice, Investment Decisions

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A Culturally Correct Proposal to Privatize the British Columbia Salmon Fishery

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-49
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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Customary Law, Scientific Knowledge, and Fisheries Management Among Northwest Coast Tribes

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2001, George Mason Law & Economics Working Paper No. 00-14
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 254 (224,164)
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Property rights, Northwest Coast tribes, husbandry, customary law, ownership, tribal, reciprocity, knowledge accumulation, potlatch, environment, salmon

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A Geographic Market Power Test for Sherman Act Jurisdiction

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
D. Bruce Johnsen and Moin A. Yahya
Independent and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
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The Potlatch as Fractional Reserve Banking

Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations, Terry L. Anderson ed., Lexington Books, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 206 (273,803)

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credit market, economic development, exclusive tribal property rights, First Nations, fractional reserve banking, North American Indians, Northwest Coast Tribes, potlatch system, property law

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The SEC's 2006 Soft Dollar Guidance: Law and Economics

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 179 (310,638)
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adverse selection, advisory contract, bundling, conflicts of interest, fiduciary duty, institutional brokerage, incentive alignment, investor welfare, kickback, payola, performance bond, quality assurance, safe harbor, SEC, transaction costs, unjust enrichment, vertical arrangements

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A Coasean Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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cost-benefit analysis, regulation, rules, Coase, market failure, regulator, transaction costs, resource allocation, externalities

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Pension Forfeiture and Police Misconduct

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2017, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
D. Bruce Johnsen and Adam David Marcus
Independent and Institute for Humane Studies
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police pension forfeiture, pension forfeiture, police misconduct, municipal pension systems, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, ERISA

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Directed Brokerage, Conflicts of Interest, and Transaction Cost Economics

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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adverse selection, advisory contract, bundling, commissions, conflicts of interest, directed brokerage, institutional brokerage, incentive alignment, investor welfare, Klein-Leffler, mutual fund, performance bond, quality assurance, SEC, transaction costs, unjust enrichment, vertical arrangements

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Using Bond Trades to Pay for Third-Party Research

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 125 (416,515)

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banks, brokerage industry, efficient bond market execution, fixed income, 401(k), Global Settlement Act 2003, Horan, IRAs, individual retirement accounts, MSRB, Mary Schapiro, NASD, NAV, net asset value, pension funds, portfolio, RIA, SEC Act 1934, SEC, Securities Exchange Commission, TRACE

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A Closer Look at Payment Cards

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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consumer protection, data breach, debit card, Dodd-Frank Act, Durbin Amendment, Federal Reserve, interchange fees, open-loop system, payment card system, price ceiling, two-sided market

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Integrative Social Contract Theory and Institutional Brokerage Commission Rebates

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, “Mutual Funds” in Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice, John R. Boatright, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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Coase, community norms, competitive federalism, diversified portfolio, Donaldson, Dunfee, economic organizations, evolutionary competitive forces, financial market commentators, Massachusetts Financial Services Company, moral free space, open-end funds, politicians, SEC, securities regulators

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The Ethics of 'Commercial Bribery': Integrative Social Contract Theory Meets Transaction Cost Economics

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 88, No. 4, October 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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aggregate welfare, business ethics, community norms, dealer promotion, Donaldson, fairness, federalism, Hardin, informational role of prices, justice, Ronald Coase, social efficiency, stakeholders, Tom Dunfee

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Coasean Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: The Fiduciary Standard

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 108 (464,251)

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regulation, cost-benefit analysis, rules, Coase, market failure, inefficiencies, regulator, transaction cost, market forces

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Salmon, Science, and Reciprocity on the Northwest Coast

Ecology and Society, Vol. 14, No. 2, Art. 43, December 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 92 (517,338)
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Alaska, Berkes, Boas, Brealey, Canada, Codere, Columbia River, Dietz, Douglass North, Dumbacher, exclusive tribal rights, Fraser River, Hardin, husbandry, Kareiva, Langdon, Mann, McChesney, Nowak, Ohtsuki, Ostrom, Piddocke, potlatching, resilience, Robert Thomas, Sigmund, Suttles, Trosper

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A Transaction Cost Assessment of the SEC's Regulation Best Interest

Columbia Business Law Review, Volume 2018, Issue 3, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
Downloads 90 (524,578)

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Coase, Securities and Exchange Commission, cost-benefit analysis, RBI, suitability rule

Who Captures the Rents from Unionization? Insights from Multiemployer Pension Plans

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 193-262, 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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401(k) defined contribution plans, ERISA, labor unions, multiemployer bargaining, pension contracting, Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, unionization

Who Captures the Rents from Unionization? Insights from Multiemployer Pension Plans

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 193
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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multiemployer, labor unions, 401k, wage, private sector, private benefits

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The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10438
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2015
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent
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advisory fees, closet indexing, excessive fees, open-access, quality-assurance

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The Formation and Protection of Property Rights among the Southern Kwakiutl Indians

The Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 15, Number 1, Jan. 1986 https://doi.org/10.1086/467803
Posted: 06 Feb 2024
D. Bruce Johnsen
Independent
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property rights, salmon husbandry, potlatch, wealth maximizatiobn

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Prevention is Better than Cure: The Role of IPO Syndicates in Precluding Information Acquisition

Journal of Business, Vol. 79, No. 6, 2006
Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Yoram Barzel, Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Washington, University of Zurich and Independent

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The Private Placement of Debt and Outside Equity as an Information Revelation Mechanism

Posted: 22 Aug 2000
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent

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The Financing and Redeployment of Specific Assets

Posted: 11 Nov 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent

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Debt and Outside Equity as Information Revelation Mechanisms

Posted: 15 Oct 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent

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Spin-Offs and Information

Posted: 22 Aug 1998
Michel A. Habib, D. Bruce Johnsen and Narayan Y. Naik
University of Zurich, Independent and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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User Specialization and Asset Financing

London Business School Institute of Finance and Accounting Working Paper 196
Posted: 07 May 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and Independent

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Spinoffs and Information

J. OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION, Vol. 6 No. 2
Posted: 09 Jun 1997
Michel A. Habib, D. Bruce Johnsen and Narayan Y. Naik
University of Zurich, Independent and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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