Matthew Stephenson

Harvard Law School

Professor of Law

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Chevron Has Only One Step

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 446 (46,544)
Citation 5

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Court of Public Opinion: Government Accountability and Judicial Independence

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 347 (68,833)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Court of Public Opinion: Government Accountability and Judicial Independence

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 379-399, 2004
Posted: 24 Jun 2004
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

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3.

Judicial Review and Democratic Failure

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 330 (69,417)

Abstract:

judicial review, political agency

4.

Legal Institutions and the Structure of Informal Networks

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard University - Department of Government and Harvard Law School
Downloads 301 (77,233)

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5.

Lobbyists as Imperfect Agents: Implications for Public Policy in a Pluralist System

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2009
Matthew Stephenson and Howell E. Jackson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 267 (84,064)

Abstract:

administrative, law, public, policy, lobby, lobbyist, interest group

6.

A Costly Signaling Theory of Hard Look Review

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 215 (92,805)
Citation 4

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7.

Legislative Allocation of Delegated Power: Uncertainty, Risk, and the Choice Between Agencies and Courts

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 506
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2005
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 177 (129,522)
Citation 12

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8.

Judicial Deference to Inconsistent Agency Statutory Interpretations

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2011, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 634
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Yehonatan Givati and Matthew Stephenson
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 158 (147,130)

Abstract:

Bureaucratic Decision Costs and Endogenous Agency Expertise

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 154 (157,948)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Bureaucratic Decision Costs and Endogenous Agency Expertise

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 469-498, 2007
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

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10.

Political Accountability Under Alternative Institutional Regimes

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Jide Nzelibe
Downloads 126 (172,851)
Citation 1

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11.

The Administrative Law of Borrowed Regulations: Legal Questions Regarding the Bankruptcy Law's Incorporation of IRS Standards

Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, Vol. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Kristin E. Hickman
Harvard Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 114 (194,171)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, tax, bapcpa, national standards

12.

The Distributional Effects of Minority-Protective Judicial Review

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 40 (342,806)
Citation 1

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13.

Over-Accountability

6 Journal of Legal Analysis 185 (2014)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Jacob E. Gersen and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard University and Harvard Law School
Downloads 34 (283,440)

Abstract:

accountability, bureaucracy, judicial review, separation of powers

14.

The Constraining, Liberating, and Informational Effects of Non-Binding Law

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 27 (380,829)
Citation 1

Abstract:

political agency, law, politics

15.

Legislation and Regulation and Reform of the First Year

65 J. Legal Educ. 45 (2015)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
John F. Manning and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 0 (467,022)

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16.

Evidentiary Standards and Information Acquisition in Public Law

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 351-387, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

Abstract:

K23, K32, K41