Yun-chien Chang

Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)

Research Professor

128 Academia Sinica Rd., Sec. 2

Nankang

Taipei City, 11529

Taiwan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

An Economic Analysis of Civil versus Common Law Property

88 Notre Dame Law Review 1-55 (2012), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2013
Yun-chien Chang and Henry E. Smith
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Harvard Law School
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property, common law, civil law, bundle of rights, style of delineation, path dependence

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An Empirical Study of Compensation Paid in Eminent Domain Settlements: New York City 1990 - 2002

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 39, pp. 201-244, 2010, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-52
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Compensation, eminent domain settlement, fair market value, hedonic regression model, New York City

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Access to Landlocked Land: A Case for a Hybrid of Property and Liability Rules

91 Tulane Law Review (2016-2017)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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easement of necessity, statutory easement, legal servitude of passage, landlocked, bargaining power, transaction cost, economic value, fair market value

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The Numerus Clausus Principle, Property Customs, and the Emergence of New Property Forms

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, 2015, Harvard Public Law Working Paper #15-18
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Yun-chien Chang and Henry E. Smith
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Harvard Law School
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The numerus clausus principle, the numerus apertus principle, optimal standardization, civil law, externalize, property form, right of de facto disposal, illegal buildings

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Introduction to Spontaneous Order and Emergence of New Systems of Property

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, 2015, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-49, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-21, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 736, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 552
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Yun-chien Chang and Richard A. Epstein
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and New York University School of Law
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spontaneous order, Hayek, property

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The Empirical Foundation of Normative Arguments in Legal Reasoning

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 561, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 745
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
Yun-chien Chang and Peng-Hsiang Wang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Difference-making facts, teleological arguments, consequentialist arguments, causal inference, institutional behavior, efficacy of law, doctrinal studies of law

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Structure and Style in Comparative Property Law

in Comparative Law and Economics, edited by Giovanni Battista Ramello & Theodore Eisenberg (2014), published by Edward Elgar., Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2018
Yun-chien Chang and Henry E. Smith
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Harvard Law School
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mortgage, in rem, running with assets, right to exclude, accessory relationship, civil law, common law, path dependence

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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

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Economic Value or Fair Market Value: What Form of Takings Compensation Is Efficient?

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 20, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2012
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Economic value, fair market value, takings compensation, incentives Assessment costs, assessment accuracy, assessment method

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Property Law with Chinese Characteristics: An Economic and Comparative Analysis

1 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 345
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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the numerus clausus principle, superficies, governance strategy, registration, first possession, accession, abandon, adverse possession, China, Taiwan

11.

The Economy of Concept and Possession

Law and Economics of Possession (edited by Yun-chien Chang), Cambridge University Press, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Indirect possession, agent in possession, detention (custody), intent, subsidiary possessory right, in rem, in personam, cerebral concept, actual control, bundle of rights

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Self-Assessment of Takings Compensation: An Empirical Study

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 28, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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self-assessment, takings compensation, ex ante, ex post, property value

13.

Does Mandating Cumulative Voting Weaken Controlling Shareholders?: A Difference-in-Differences Approach

52 International Review of Law and Economics 111-123 (2017)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
Yu-Hsin Lin and Yun-chien Chang
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Majority voting rule, cumulative voting rule, controlling shareholders, director election, difference-in-differences

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An Economic and Comparative Analysis of Specificatio (The Accession Doctrine)

European Journal of Law and Economics, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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allocative efficiency, verification, property rule, liability rule, hybrid rule, title transfer rule, compensation, put option

15.

Empire Building and Fiscal Illusion? An Empirical Study of Government Official Behaviors in Takings

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 6, pp. 541-584, 2009 , NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2011
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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fiscal illusion, political costs and benefits, government officials, takings compensation, market value, local faction

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Anchoring Effect in Real Litigation: An Empirical Study

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 744
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Yun-chien Chang, Kong-Pin Chen and Chang‐Ching Lin
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Academia Sinica - Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences and National Cheng Kung University
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Anchoring effect, equivalent to rent, compensation, unlawful possession, unjust enrichment, rental yield rate, judicial yield rate, self-assessed value, hedonic estimate, land price, judge’s experience

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Introduction to 'Law and Economics of Possession'

Law and Economics of Possession, edited by Yun-chien Chang, Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2015
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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indirect possession, agents in possession, adverse possession, first possession, animus domini, economy of concept

An Empirical Study of Court-Adjudicated Takings Compensation in New York City: 1990 - 2003

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-31, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Hedonic regression model, New York City, fair market value, condemnation, appraisal

An Empirical Study of Court-Adjudicated Takings Compensation in New York City: 1990-2003

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 384-412, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 May 2011
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Partition and Revelation

81 University of Chicago Law Review 27 (2014), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 681, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Yun-chien Chang and Lee Anne Fennell
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and University of Chicago - Law School
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partition, partition in kind, partition by sale, partial partition, revelation mechanism, auctions, self-assessment, owelty, subjective premium, economy of scale, land use

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The Problematic Concept of Possession in the DCFR: Lessons from Law and Economics of Possession

European Journal of Property Law, 2016, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 750, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Right to possess, physical control, owner-possessor, possessor-agent, limited-right-possessor, indirect possession, Draft Common Frame of Reference (the DCFR)

21.

Optional Law in Property: Theoretical Critiques

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, 2014
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Property rule, liability rule, call option, put option, transaction costs, private information, optional law, investment

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Tenancy in ‘Anticommons’? A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Co-Ownership

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2012
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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tenancy in common, tragedy of the commons, tragedy of the anticommons, partition in kind, partition by sale, partial partition, gridlock, underinvest

23.

An Empirical Study Of Administrative Appeal In Taiwan: A Cautionary Tale

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, 2014, 2010 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2013
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Administrative appeal, Taiwan, non-legal expertise, administrative act, revocation, dismissal, cases not entertained, outside expert, Review Committees

24.

Wealth Transfer Laws in 153 Jurisdictions: An Empirical Comparative Law Approach

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Future Interest, Absolutism of Real Estate Registration, Non-Causa Principle, Delivery, Opposability

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Eminent Domain Law in Taiwan: New Law, Old Practice?

Eminent Domain: A Comparative Perspective, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2016), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 569, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 35
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2016
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Takings compensation, due process, hedonic regression model, public interest, just compensation, dispute resolution, development surplus, appraisal, judicial review

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Condominium Law in Taiwan: Doctrinal Overview Under the Lens of Information-Cost Theory

Asia Pacific Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 751, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 568, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 36
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2016
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Right to possess, physical control, owner-possessor, possessor-agent, limited-right-possessor, indirect possession, Draft Common Frame of Reference (the DCFR)

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Two-Way Selection between Flat-Fee Attorneys and Litigants: Theoretical and Empirical Analyses

European Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Yun-chien Chang and Su-hao Tu
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Academia Sinica
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Contingent fee, hourly fee, fixed fee, litigation, settlement, attorney referral, survey, Taiwan

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Non-Pecuniary Damages for Defamation, Personal Injury, and Wrongful Death: An Empirical Analysis of Court Cases in Taiwan

Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, March 2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Yun-chien Chang, Han‐Wei Ho and Jimmy Chia-Shin Hsu
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Center for Empirical Legal Studies and Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica
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Defamation, restorative measures, pain and suffering damages, income, education, media, public figure, decoupling

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An Empirical Study of Corporate Default Rules and Menus in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

15(4) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Yu-Hsin Lin and Yun-chien Chang
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law and Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Mandatory rule, minimum threshold rule, default rule, menu, null rule, transaction costs, principal-agent theory, corporate charters

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Does the Priest and Klein Model Travel? Testing Litigation Selection Hypotheses with Foreign Court Data

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 838
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Yun-chien Chang and William H. J. Hubbard
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and University of Chicago Law School
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Priest-Klein model, 50 percent hypothesis, divergent expectations, asymmetric information, risk aversion, trial rate, settlement rate, plaintiff win rate, attorney representation

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The Evolution of Property Law in Taiwan: An Unconventional Interest Group Story

Private Law in China and Taiwan: Law and Economic Analyses (edited by Yun-chien Chang, Wei Shen, and Wen Yeu Wang), Cambridge University Press, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2015
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Interest group, efficiency, scholar, information costs, registration, boundary encroachment, use rights, security rights, ownership

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Decentralized and Anomalous Interpretation of Chinese Private Law: Understanding a Bureaucratic and Political Judicial System

102 Minnesota Law Review, (2018) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Yun-chien Chang and Xu Ke
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) and Renmin University of China
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adjudication committees, life-time wrongful case responsibility system, xinfang, guiding opinions, Judicial Interpretation, the Supreme People’s Court of China, dian right, mortgage

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Introduction to Cambridge Press Book 'Private Law in China and Taiwan: Economic and Legal Anaylses'

Private Law in China and Taiwan: Economic and Legal Anaylses, Cambridge University Press, 2016. Editors: Yun-chien Chang, Wei Shen, Wen-yeu Wang.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2016
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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China, Taiwan, property, contract, torts, business organization

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Chapter One: A New Analytical Framework

Yun-chien Chang, Private Property and Takings Compensation: Theoretical Framework and Empirical Analysis (January 2013), Edward Elgar
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)
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Economic value, fair market value, takings compensation, over-invest, land assembly, assessment costs, assessment accuracy, assessment method, self-assessment

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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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Introduction: Empirical Legal Analysis: Assessing the Performance of Legal Institutions

Yun-chien Chang, ed. Empirical Legal Analysis: Assessing the Performance of Legal Institutions, pp. 1-3, London and New York: Routledge (2014)
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Yun-chien Chang
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS)

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empirical legal studies, medical malpractice, stock prices, incarceration, natural experiment, Israel Supreme Court, constitution