Martin T. Wells

Cornell University - Law School

Professor

Comstock Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Delaware Death Penalty: An Empirical Study

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Cornell Law School, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - School of Law and Cornell University - Law School
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death penalty, capital punishment, race, juries, judges

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Juries, Judges, and Punitive Damages: An Empirical Study

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts and Cornell University - Law School
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punitive damages, juries, judges

The Death Penalty: Should the Judge or the Jury Decide Who Dies?

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Law School, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Law, Psychology and Human Development Program, Students and Cornell University - Law School
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The Death Penalty: Should the Judge or the Jury Decide Who Dies?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 70-99, 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Law School, Cornell Law School, Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Law, Psychology and Human Development Program, Students and Cornell University - Law School
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The Decision to Award Punitive Damages: An Empirical Study

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-011, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School, National Center for State Courts and Cornell University - Law School
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punitive damages, litigation, juries, tort

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Ranking Law Journals and the Limits of Journal Citation Reports

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Theodore Eisenberg and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell University - Law School
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law reviews, law journals, ranking, ranking methodology, factor analysis, journal citation reports, jcr

6.

The Fate of Firms: Explaining Mergers and Bankruptcies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Swedish House of Finance, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University - Law School
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merger, bankruptcy, accounting

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Judge-Jury Agreement in Criminal Cases: A Partial Replication of Kalven & Zeisel's the American Jury

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Center for State Courts, Cornell University - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Variability in Punitive Damages: An Empirical Assessment of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Theodore Eisenberg, Michael Heise and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Punitive Damages, Tort, Empirical Studies

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Victim Gender and the Death Penalty

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, 2014, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Cornell University, College of Human Ecology, Law, Psychology and Human Development Program, Students, Cornell University - Law School, Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Law School, Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
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Numerical Analysis in Least Squares Regression with an Application to the Abortion-Crime Debate

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
William Anderson and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Cornell University - Law School
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Juries, Judges, and Punitive Damages: Empirical Analyses Using the Civil Justice Survey of State Courts 1992, 1996, and 2001 Data

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 263-95, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2006
Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Law School, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and National Center for State Courts
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Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 749, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Chung Cheng University - Department of Criminology and Cornell University - Law School
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Pain and suffering damages, medical expenses, anchoring effect, lost earning capacity, fault, age, pecuniary damages, non-medical expenses, judges, juries, Taiwan

Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 199-237, 2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 May 2020
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Chung Cheng University - Department of Criminology and Cornell University - Law School
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Reconciling Experimental Incoherence with Real-World Coherence in Punitive Damages

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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High-Dimensional Estimation, Basis Assets, and the Adaptive Multi-Factor Model

The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2020) 2050017 (52 pages), World Scientific Publishing Company and Midwest Finance Association. DOI: 10.1142/S2010139220500172.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Liao Zhu, Sumanta Basu, Robert A. Jarrow and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - Department of Statistics and Data Science, Cornell University - Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Law School
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Asset pricing models, AMF model, GIBS algorithm, high-dimensional statistics, machine learning

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The Relation Between Punitive and Compensatory Awards: Combining Extreme Data With the Mass of Awards

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-026
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Theodore Eisenberg, Valerie P. Hans and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - School of Law and Cornell University - Law School
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punitive damages, juries, trials, litigation

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A Bayesian Hierarchical Regression Approach to Longitudinal Data in Empirical Legal Studies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
William Anderson and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Cornell University - Law School
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Statins and Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Moderate Risk Females: A Statistical and Legal Analysis with Implications for FDA Preemption Claims

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2008
Theodore Eisenberg and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell University - Law School
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preemption, statins, FDA

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Forecasting Life and Death

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Theodore Eisenberg, Stephen P. Garvey and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Juror First Votes in Criminal Trials

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Cornell Law School, National Center for State Courts, Cornell University - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and Cornell University - Law School
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Trial Outcomes and Demographics: Is There a Bronx Effect?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 May 2002
Theodore Eisenberg and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell University - Law School
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juries, census, trials, damages

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The Deadly Paradox of Capital Jurors

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Theodore Eisenberg, Stephen P. Garvey and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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The Deadly Paradox of Capital Jurors

Posted: 03 Oct 2000
Theodore Eisenberg, Stephen P. Garvey and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School

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Revisiting Eisenberg and Plaintiff Success: State Court Civil Trial and Appellate Outcomes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Volume 13, Issue 3, 516–535, September 2016 Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Michael Heise and Martin T. Wells
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Revisiting Eisenberg and Plaintiff Success: State Court Civil Trial and Appellate Outcomes

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-24
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Michael Heise and Martin T. Wells
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Revisiting Eisenberg and Plaintiff Success: State Court Civil Trial and Appellate Outcomes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 3, pp. 516-535, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Aug 2016
Michael Heise and Martin T. Wells
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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The Low-volatility Anomaly and the Adaptive Multi-Factor Model

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Robert A. Jarrow, Rinald Murataj, Martin T. Wells and Liao Zhu
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, T Rowe Price, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University - Department of Statistics and Data Science
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Low-volatility anomaly, AMF model, GIBS algorithm, high-dimensional statistics, machine learning, False Discovery Rate.

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Does Docket Size Matter? Revisiting Empirical Accounts of the Supreme Court's Incredibly Shrinking Docket

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, 2020, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2020
Michael Heise, Martin T. Wells and Dawn M. Chutkow
Cornell Law School, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Court, litigation, empirical, docket

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Judge-Jury Agreement in Criminal Cases: A Partial Replication of Kalven and Zeisel's the American Jury

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2.1 (2005): 171
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Center for State Courts, Cornell University - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Criminal Cases, judge-jury agreement, juries, judges, adjucator

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Time-Invariance Coefficients Tests with the Adaptive Multi-Factor Model

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Liao Zhu, Robert A. Jarrow and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - Department of Statistics and Data Science, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Cornell University - Law School
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Asset pricing, Adaptive Multi-Factor model, GIBS algorithm, high-dimensional statistics, machine learning.

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Addressing the Zeros Problem: Regression Models for Outcomes with a Large Proportion of Zeros, with an Application to Trial Outcomes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 161-186, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Law School and Department of Statistics
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A Bayesian Hierarchical Regression Approach to Clustered and Longitudinal Data in Empirical Legal Studies

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 634-663, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
William Anderson and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Cornell University - Law School
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MCMC Estimation of Lvy Jump Models Using Stock and Option Prices

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 383-422, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 May 2011
Cindy Yu, Haitao Li and Martin T. Wells
Iowa State University, University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Cornell University - Law School
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Levy processes, variance gamma model, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, option pricing

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Pain and Suffering Damages in Wrongful Death Cases: An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 128-160, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Center for Empirical Legal Studies and Cornell University - Law School
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Clustering Structure of Microstructure Measures

Number of pages: 19
Liao Zhu, Ningning Sun and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - Department of Statistics and Data Science, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Cornell University - Law School
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Market microstructure, interpretable machine learning, artificial intelligence in finance, prototype clustering, high-dimensional statistics, dimension reduction.

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Interventions to Support Behavioral Self-Management of Chronic Diseases

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 40, pp. 127-146, 2019
Posted: 02 May 2019
John P. Allegrante, Martin T. Wells and Janey C. Peterson
Columbia University, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College

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A Bayesian Analysis of Return Dynamics with Lévy Jumps

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 2345-2378, 2008
Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Haitao Li, Martin T. Wells and Cindy Yu
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Cornell University - Law School and Iowa State University

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G12, C11, C15, C32

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The Significant Association between Punitive and Compensatory Damages in Blockbuster Cases: A Methodological Primer

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, p. 169, 2006
Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Martin T. Wells and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)

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punitive damages, regression

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Forecasting Life and Death: Juror Race, Religion, and Attitude Toward the Death Penalty

Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Theodore Eisenberg, Stephen P. Garvey and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School

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Inbreeding in Law School Hiring: Assessing the Performance of Faculty Hired from within

Posted: 26 Jun 2001
Theodore Eisenberg and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell University - Law School

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The Predictability of Punitive Damages

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1 (1997).
Posted: 17 Jan 1997
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts and Cornell University - Law School

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Larger Board Size, Decreasing Firm Value, and Increasing Firm Solvency

Journal of Financial Economics, pp. 35-54, 1998
Posted: 18 Dec 2006
Theodore Eisenberg, Stefan Sundgren and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University - Law School

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 84
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Drawing the Legal Family Tree: An Empirical Comparative Study of 170 Dimensions of Property Law in 129 Jurisdictions

Journal of Legal Analysis (2020), Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-09
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Yun-chien Chang, Nuno Garoupa and Martin T. Wells
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Cornell University - Law School
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Legal substance, common law, civil law, legal origin, average-linkage clustering, sparse linear discriminant analysis (LDA)