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Law and Economics: Basic Areas of Law


2014
w20322 Lauren Cohen
Umit Gurun
Scott Duke Kominers

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

w20283 Derek Neal
Armin Rick

The Prison Boom and the Lack of Black Progress after Smith and Welch

w20243 Benjamin Hansen
Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

w20162 Joshua S. Gans
“Selling Out” and the Impact of Music Piracy on Artist Entry

w20005 Eric Helland
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Seth A. Seabury

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

w19879 Steven Shavell
Risk Aversion and the Desirability of Attenuated Legal Change

w19841 Michael Frakes
Anupam B. Jena

Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?


2013
w19695 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience Theory of Judicial Decisions

w19647 David S. Abrams
Ufuk Akcigit
Jillian Popadak

Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Strategic Disruption?

w19521 Megan MacGarvie
Petra Moser

Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

w19340 Patrick Hummel
Richard Holden

Optimal Primaries

w19256 Robert W. Staiger
Alan O. Sykes

How Important can the Non-Violation Clause be for the GATT/WTO?

w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

w19001 Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka
Oliver D. Hart

More is Less: Why Parties May Deliberately Write Incomplete Contracts

w18749 Michael F. Lovenheim
Emily G. Owens

Does Federal Financial Aid Affect College Enrollment? Evidence from Drug Offenders and the Higher Education Act of 1998


2012
w18594 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Costly Litigation and Optimal Damages

w18553 James R. Hines Jr.
How Important Are Perpetual Tax Savings?

w18418 Steven Shavell
A Fundamental Enforcement Cost Advantage of the Negligence Rule over Regulation

w18187 Chandler B. McClellan
Erdal Tekin

Stand Your Ground Laws, Homicides, and Injuries

w18134 Cheng Cheng
Mark Hoekstra

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

w17983 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers
Mark Rogers
Vania Sena

The Choice between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Literature Review

w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes

w17773 Bronwyn H. Hall
Dietmar Harhoff

Recent Research on the Economics of Patents

w17765 Louis Kaplow
On the Optimal Burden of Proof


2011
w17666 Kristopher Gerardi
Lauren Lambie-Hanson
Paul S. Willen

Do Borrower Rights Improve Borrower Outcomes? Evidence from the Foreclosure Process

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17503 Joel Waldfogel
Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products: Evidence from Recorded Music since Napster

w17455 Charles F. Manski
John V. Pepper

Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections

w17309 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals

w17091 Pol Antràs
C. Fritz Foley

Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices

w17059 William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan
Michael S. Visser

Theft and Deterrence

w17036 Scott A. Baker
Anup Malani

Does Accuracy Improve the Information Value of Trials?

w16961 Shawn D. Bushway
Emily G. Owens
Anne Morrison Piehl

Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Human Calculation Errors

w16929 Oliver D. Hart
Noncontractible Investments and Reference Points

w16920 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers

Innovation and Diffusion of Clean/Green Technology: Can Patent Commons Help?

w16882 Joel Waldfogel
Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie? The Supply of New Recorded Music Since Napster


2010
w16632 Rohan Pitchford
Mark L. J. Wright

Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment

w16593 Anup Malani
Julian Reif

Accounting for Anticipation Effects: An Application to Medical Malpractice Tort Reform

w16551 Dongwoo Yoo
Richard H. Steckel

Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions

w16519 Terry L. Anderson
Ragnar Arnason
Gary D. Libecap

Efficiency Advantages of Grandfathering in Rights-Based Fisheries Management

w16476 Anne Morrison Piehl
Geoffrey Williams

Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines

w16423 Christina Aperjis
Yali Miao
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations

w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

w16235 Steven Shavell
The Corrective Tax versus Liability As Solutions to the Problem of Harmful Externalities

w16234 Steven Shavell
Corrective Taxation versus Liability

w16203 R. Quentin Grafton
Clay Landry
Gary D. Libecap
Sam McGlennon
Robert O'Brien

An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA

w16049 Lewis A. Kornhauser
W. Bentley MacLeod

Contracts between Legal Persons

w15945 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn Moehling
Gregory N. Price

Short Criminals: Stature and Crime in Early America

w15933 James E. Rauch
Joel Watson

Client-Based Entrepreneurship

w15841 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
The Effect of Malpractice Liability on the Specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology

w15820 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck
Trevor O'Grady

Large Scale Institutional Changes: Land Demarcation Within the British Empire

w15797 R. Quentin Grafton
Clay Landry
Gary D. Libecap
Robert J. O'Brien

Water Markets: Australia's Murray-Darling Basin and the US Southwest

w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15651 Andrei Shleifer
Efficient Regulation

w15631 Charles Yuji Horioka
Shizuka Sekita

The Degree of Judicial Enforcement and Credit Markets: Evidence from Japanese Household Panel Data


2009
w15571 Alison F. Del Rossi
W. Kip Viscusi

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

w15460 Giovanni Maggi
Robert W. Staiger

Breach, Remedies and Dispute Settlement in Trade Agreements

w15431 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Adam Samaha

Gun Control after Heller: Litigating against Regulation

w15422 W. Kip Viscusi
Joni Hersch

Tobacco Regulation through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement

w15412 Daniel Carvell
Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

Accidental Death and the Rule of Joint and Several Liability

w15371 Ronen Avraham
Leemore S. Dafny
Max M. Schanzenbach

The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums

w15264 Lee J. Alston
Edwyna Harris
Bernardo Mueller

De Facto and De Jure Property Rights: Land Settlement and Land Conflict on the Australian, Brazilian and U.S. Frontiers

w15209 Lee J. Alston
Andrés A. Gallo

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

w15099 Howard Bodenhorn
Gregory Price

Crime and Body Weight in the Nineteenth Century: Was there a Relationship between Brawn, Employment Opportunities and Crime?

w15017 Hilary Sigman
Environmental Liability and Redevelopment of Old Industrial Land

w14980 Manolis Galenianos
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Nicola Persico

A Search-Theoretic Model of the Retail Market for Illicit Drugs

w14969 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness

w14942 Gary D. Libecap
Dean Lueck

The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions

w14752 Joshua Schwartzstein
Andrei Shleifer

An Activity-Generating Theory of Regulation


2008
w14393 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

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

w14283 Howard Bodenhorn
Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania

w14183 Yeon-Koo Che
Kathryn E. Spier

Strategic Judgment Proofing

w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

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

w14067 Giovanni Maggi
Robert W. Staiger

On the Role and Design of Dispute Settlement Procedures in International Trade Agreements

w14059 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai K. Bergman

Liquidation Values and the Credibility of Financial Contract Renegotiation: Evidence from U.S. Airlines

w13960 Surajeet Chakravarty
W. Bentley MacLeod

Contracting in the Shadow of the Law

w13856 Anthony Niblett
Richard Posner
Andrei Shleifer

The Evolution of a Legal Rule

w13803 J.J. Prescott
Jonah E. Rockoff

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

w13784 Radha Iyengar
I'd rather be Hanged for a Sheep than a Lamb: The Unintended Consequences of 'Three-Strikes' Laws

w13757 Gary Richardson
Dan Bogart

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


2007
w13564 Steven Shavell
Eminent Domain Versus Government Purchase of Land Given Imperpect Information About Owners' Valuation

w13563 Steven Shavell
On Optimal Legal Change, Past Behavior, and Grandfathering

w13540 Oliver Hart
Hold-up, Asset Ownership, and Reference Points

w13481 Oliver D. Hart
Reference Points and the Theory of the Firm

w13463 Stephen Cameron
Shubham Chaudhuri
John McLaren

Trade Shocks and Labor Adjustment: Theory

w13456 Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Richard T. Holden

Measuring the Compactness of Political Districting Plans

w13316 Kenneth Ayotte
Patrick Bolton

Optimal Property Rights in Financial Contracting

w13267 Oren Bar-Gill
Lucian A. Bebchuk

Consent and Exchange

w13186 Radha Iyengar
Does the Certainty of Arrest Reduce Domestic Violence? Evidence from Mandatory and Recommended Arrest laws

w12913 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Overruling and the Instability of Law

w12903 Adeline Delavande
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

Criminal Prosecution and HIV-related Risky Behavior

w12879 Christine Jolls
Behavioral Law and Economics

w12860 David H. Autor
William R. Kerr
Adriana D. Kugler

Do Employment Protections Reduce Productivity? Evidence from U.S. States


2006
w12802 Dhammika Dharmapala
James R. Hines Jr.

Which Countries Become Tax Havens?

w12776 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks

w12706 Oliver Hart
John Moore

Contracts as Reference Points

w12679 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Judicial Fact Discretion

w12641 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Crime and Punishment in the "American Dream"

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

w12625 Ram Singh
On the Existence and Efficiency of Equilibria Under Liability Rules

w12607 Theodore J. Joyce
Further Tests of Abortion and Crime: A Response to Donohue and Levitt (2001,2004, 2006)

w12598 Gary D. Libecap
The Assignment of Property Rights on the Western Frontier: Lessons for Contemporary Environmental and Resource Policy

w12578 Darius Lakdawalla
Eric Talley

Optimal Liability for Terrorism

w12478 Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

First Do No Harm?: Tort Reform and Birth Outcomes

w12348 W. Kip Viscusi
Patricia Born

The Catastrophic Effects of Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets

w12086 Patricia Born
W. Kip Viscusi
Tom Baker

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses

w11982 John J. Donohue III
Justin Wolfers

Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate


2005
w11783 Farley Grubb
The U.S. Constitution and Monetary Powers: An Analysis of the 1787 Constitutional Convention and Constitutional Transformation of the Nation's Monetary System Emerged

w11780 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law

w11738 Christine Jolls
Cass R. Sunstein

Debiasing through Law

w11674 Alessandra Casella
Thomas Palfrey
Raymond Riezman

Minorities and Storable Votes

w11284 Steven Shavell
Contracts, Holdup, and Legal Intervention

w11265 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

The Evolution of Precedent

w11227 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Damage-Revelation Rationale for Coupon Remedies


2004
w10972 Bruce Hay
Kathryn E. Spier

Manufacturer Liability for Harms Caused by Consumers to Others

w10943 Xinyu Hua
Kathryn E. Spier

Information and Externalities in Sequential Litigation

w10761 A. Mitchell Polinsky
The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment When Wealth is Unobservable

w10709 Katherine Baicker
Amitabh Chandra

The Effect of Malpractice Liability on the Delivery of Health Care

w10463 Li Gan
Roberton C. Williams III
Thomas Wiseman

A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation

w10341 Steven Shavell
Minimum Asset Requirements and Compulsory Liability Insurance As Solutions to the Judgment-Proof Problem

w10308 Michelle J. White
Asbestos and the Future of Mass Torts

w10234 Casey B. Mulligan
Andrei Shleifer

Population and Regulation


2003
w10046 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Beau Kilmer

Marijuana and Crime: Is there a Connection Beyond Prohibition?

w9608 Simeon Djankov
Edward L. Glaeser
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

The New Comparative Economics

w9596 Louis Kaplow
Transition Policy: A Conceptual Framework


2002
w9362 Michelle J. White
Explaining the Flood of Asbestos Litigation: Consolidation, Bifurcation, and Bouquet Trials

w9335 Steven Shavell
Minimum Asset Requirements

w9302 Michelle J. White
The "Arms Race" on American Roads: The Effect of Heavy Vehicles on Traffic Safety and the Failure of Liability Rules

w9175 Josh Lerner
Jean Tirole

Efficient Patent Pools

w8890 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

Courts: the Lex Mundi Project


2001
w8650 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Rise of the Regulatory State

w8204 Ann Dryden Witte
Robert Witt

What We Spend and What We Get: Public and Private Provision of Crime Prevention


1999
w6960 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Economic Analysis of Law

w6956 Steven Shavell
Tanguy van Ypersele

Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights


1998
w6786 Robert Witt
Ann Dryden Witte

Crime, Imprisonment, and Female Labor Force Participation: A Time-Series Approach

w6361 Jose Meade
Joel Waldfogel

Do Sentencing Guidelines Raise the Cost of Punishment?


1997
w6259 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence

w5983 Jeff Grogger
Market Wages and Youth Crime

w5916 Orley Ashenfelter
David Ashmore
Randall Filer

Contract Form and Procurement Costs: The Impact of Compulsory Multiple Contractor Laws in Construction


1996
w5466 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark McClellan

Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?

w5405 Lee J. Alston
Gary D. Libecap
Robert Schneider

The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier


1995
w5007 Aaron S. Edlin
Stefan Reichelstein

Holdups, Standard Breach Remedies, and Optimal Investment


1993
w4586 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Should Liability be Based on the Harm to the Victim or the Gain to the Injurer?

w4508 Joel Waldfogel
The Selection Hypothesis and the Relationship between Trial and Plaintiff Victory

w4277 Helen Tauchen
Ann Dryden Witte
Harriet Griesinger

Criminal Deterrence: Revisiting the Issue with a Birth Cohort


1991
w3739 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Model of Optimal Fines for Repeat Offenders


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