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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Law and Economics: General


2013
w19698 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian Kelleher Richter

Advancing the Empirical Research on Lobbying

w19252 Suzanne Scotchmer
Patents in the University: Priming the Pump and Crowding Out

w18975 Edward L. Glaeser
Cass R. Sunstein

Why Does Balanced News Produce Unbalanced Views?

w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress

w18834 Orley C. Ashenfelter
David E. Bloom
Gordon B. Dahl

Lawyers as Agents of the Devil in a Prisoner's Dilemma Game: Evidence from Long Run Play

w18773 Pinka Chatterji
Sara Markowitz

Effects of Bicycle Helmet Laws on Children's Injuries

w18731 Hope Corman
Naci H. Mocan

Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City


2012
w18631 Petra Moser
Patent Laws and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

w18620 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Firm/Employee Matching: An Industry Study of American Lawyers

w18316 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries under the New Deal

w18294 Abhay Aneja
John J. Donohue III
Alexandria Zhang

The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy

w18134 Cheng Cheng
Mark Hoekstra

Does Strengthening Self-Defense Law Deter Crime or Escalate Violence? Evidence from Castle Doctrine

w18013 Franklin Allen
Elena Carletti
Robert Cull
Jun Qian
Lemma Senbet
Patricio Valenzuela

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

w17918 Sara Markowitz
Erik Nesson
Eileen Poe-Yamagata
Curtis Florence
Partha Deb
Tracy Andrews
Sarah Beth L. Barnett

Estimating the Relationship between Alcohol Policies and Criminal Violence and Victimization

w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes

w17828 Franklin Allen
Jun “QJ” Qian
Chenying Zhang
Mengxin Zhao

China’s Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges


2011
w17687 Joseph Fan
Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Capitalizing China

w17494 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies into Traditional Public Schools: A Field Experiment in Houston

w17458 William J. Collins
Katharine L. Shester

Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States

w17386 Stephen P. Holland
Jonathan E. Hughes
Christopher R. Knittel
Nathan C. Parker

Some Inconvenient Truths About Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Policies

w17162 Guy David
Sara Markowitz

Side Effects of Competition: the Role of Advertising and Promotion in Pharmaceutical Markets

w17160 Sara Markowitz
E. Kathleen Adams
Patricia M. Dietz
Viji Kannan
Van Tong

Smoking Policies and Birth Outcomes: Estimates From a New Era

w17099 Ebonya L. Washington
Do Majority Black Districts Limit Blacks’ Representation? The Case of the 1990 Redistricting

w17065 Christopher J. Mayer
Edward Morrison
Tomasz Piskorski
Arpit Gupta

Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from a Legal Settlement with Countrywide

w16983 Petra Moser
Paul W. Rhode

Did Plant Patents Create the American Rose?

w16915 Sara Markowitz
Alison Evans Cuellar
Ryan M. Conrad
Michael Grossman

The Effects of Alcohol Policies in Reducing Entry Rates and Time Spent in Foster Care

w16891 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Trust in Public Institutions over the Business Cycle

w16776 John J. Donohue III
Benjamin Ewing
David Peloquin

Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy


2010
w16625 Sara Markowitz
Where There's Smoking, There's Fire: The Effects of Smoking Policies on the Incidence of Fires in the United States.

w16546 Jeffrey A. Flory
Andreas Leibbrandt
John A. List

Do Competitive Work Places Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Gender Differences in Job-Entry Decisions

w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

w15969 Dhaval Dave
Henry Saffer

The Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand

w15828 Christopher Carpenter
Carlos Dobkin

Alcohol Regulation and Crime

w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil

w15723 Joseph P. Cook
Graeme Hunter
John A. Vernon

Generic Utilization Rates, Real Pharmaceutical Prices, and Research and Development Expenditures

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15658 Christopher S. Carpenter
Mark F. Stehr

Intended and Unintended Effects of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws


2009
w15535 Richard T. Boylan
Naci H. Mocan

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform

w15422 W. Kip Viscusi
Joni Hersch

Tobacco Regulation through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement

w15354 Dave E. Marcotte
Sara Markowitz

A Cure for Crime? Psycho-Pharmaceuticals and Crime Trends

w15279 Frederick Schauer
Richard Zeckhauser

The Trouble with Cases

w15220 Andrew Gelman
Nate Silver
Aaron Edlin

What is the probability your vote will make a difference?

w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

Electoral Fraud, the Rise of Peron and Demise of Checks and Balances in Argentina

w15183 Seth M. Freedman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Mara Lederman

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

w15061 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

w15051 Randall Morck
Generalized Agency Problems

w14940 Nisvan Erkal
Suzanne Scotchmer

Scarcity of Ideas and R&D Options: Use it, Lose it or Bank it

w14634 Guy David
Sara Markowitz
Seth Richards

The Effects of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion on Adverse Drug Events and Regulation


2008
w14501 Ernst Fehr
Oliver D. Hart
Christian Zehnder

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

w14393 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Estate Acts, 1600 to 1830: A New Source for British History

w14279 Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli

"Might Not Be a Tomorrow": A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830

w13968 Edward Miguel
Sebastián M. Saiegh
Shanker Satyanath

National Cultures and Soccer Violence

w13945 Dalton Conley
Brian J. McCabe

Bribery or Just Desserts? Evidence on the Influence of Congressional Voting Patterns on PAC Contributions from Exogenous Variation in the Sex Mix of Legislator Offspring

w13759 Angela K. Dills
Jeffrey A. Miron
Garrett Summers

What Do Economists Know About Crime?

w13757 Gary Richardson
Dan Bogart

Institutional Adaptability and Economic Development: The Property Rights Revolution in Britain, 1700 to 1830


2007
w13608 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

w13342 Braz Camargo
Todd Stinebrickner
Ralph Stinebrickner

Evidence about the Potential Role for Affirmative Action in Higher Education

w13321 Pablo T. Spiller
Rafael Gely

Strategic Judicial Decision Making

w13294 Petra Moser
Why Don't Inventors Patent?

w13230 Christine Jolls
Employment Law and the Labor Market

w12932 Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson
David Pozen

Building Criminal Capital behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections

w12879 Christine Jolls
Behavioral Law and Economics


2006
w12795 Douglass C North
John Joseph Wallis
Barry R. Weingast

A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History

w12631 Naci H. Mocan
R. Kaj Gittings

The Impact of Incentives on Human Behavior: Can We Make It Disappear? The Case of the Death Penalty

w12093 Raghuram G. Rajan
Competitive Rent Preservation, Reform Paralysis, and the Persistence of Underdevelopment


2005
w11781 Steven Shavell
Liability for Accidents

w11772 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

The Creation of the Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Property Rights: The Political and Economic Consequences of a Corrupt Privatization

w11738 Christine Jolls
Cass R. Sunstein

Debiasing through Law

w11659 Thomas J. Kniesner
W. Kip Viscusi
Christopher Woock
James P. Ziliak

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life

w11162 Craig Doidge
G. Andrew Karolyi
Karl V. Lins
Darius P. Miller
Rene M. Stulz

Private Benefits of Control, Ownership, and the Cross-Listing Decision

w11110 Oriol Carbonell-Nicolau
Diego Comin

Testing out Contractual Incompleteness: Evidence from Soccer

w11052 Jun Qian
Philip E. Strahan

How Law and Institutions Shape Financial Contracts: The Case of Bank Loans


2004
w10825 Daniel P. Kessler
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Empirical Study of the Civil Justice System

w10677 David Becker
Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan

Detecting Medicare Abuse

w10634 Kate L. Antonovics
Brian G. Knight

A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department

w10553 John M. de Figueiredo
James J. Kim

When Do Firms Hire Lobbyists? The Organization of Lobbying at the Federal Communications Commission

w10271 B. Zorina Khan
Does Copyright Piracy Pay? The Effects of U.S. International Copyright Laws on the Market for Books, 1790-1920


2003
w9994 Jonathan Klick
Sara Markowitz

Are Mental Health Insurance Mandates Effective? Evidence from Suicides

w9810 Youngjae Lim
Chin Hee Hahn

Bankruptcy Policy Reform and Total Factor Productivity Dynamics in Korea

w9678 Joshua Graff Zivin
Richard Just
David Zilberman

Risk Aversion, Liability Rules, and Safety

w9409 Stephen Ansolabehere
John M. de Figueiredo
James M. Snyder

Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?


2002
w9336 Ian Ayres
John J. Donohue III

Shooting Down the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis

w9315 David S. Lee
Enrico Moretti
Matthew J. Butler

Credibility and Policy Convergence: Evidence from U.S. House Roll Call Voting Records

w9064 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian S. Silverman

Academic Earmarks and the Returns to Lobbying

w8759 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Andrei Shleifer

The Guarantees of Freedom


2001
w8638 Avner Bar-Ilan
Bruce Sacerdote

The Response to Fines and Probability of Detection in a Series of Experiments

w8532 Francesco Caselli
Massimo Morelli

Bad Politicians

w8469 James E. Anderson
Oriana Bandiera

From Wild West to the Godfather: Enforcement Market Structure


2000
w7982 Sara Markowitz
An Economic Analysis of Alcohol, Drugs, and Violent Crime in the National Crime Victimization Survey

w7760 David M. Cutler
Jonathan Gruber
Raymond S. Hartman
M.B. Landrum
J. Newhouse
Meredith B. Rosenthal

The Economic Impacts of the Tobacco Settlement

w7747 D. Cutler
R.G. Frank
C. King III
M.B. Rosenthal
E.R. Vigdor
A.M. Epstein
R.S. Hartman
J.P. Newhouse

How Good a Deal Was the Tobacco Settlement?: Assessing Payments to Massachusetts

w7480 Ravi Jagannathan
Shaker B. Srinivasan

Does Product Market Competition Reduce Agency Costs?


1999
w7142 Gary D. Libecap
James L. Smith

The Self-Enforcing Provisions of Oil and Gas Unit Operating Agreements: Theory and Evidence

w7086 Mark Schankerman
Suzanne Scotchmer

Damages and Injunctions in the Protection of Proprietary Research Tools

w6960 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Economic Analysis of Law


1993
w4457 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

The Efficiency of the Legal System versus the Income Tax in Redistributing Income


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