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NBER Papers in JEL Code K3: Other Substantive Areas of Law

2016
w22884 Alex Rees-Jones
Dmitry Taubinsky

Heuristic Perceptions of the Income Tax: Evidence and Implications for Debiasing
w22846 Kyle Herkenhoff
Gordon Phillips
Ethan Cohen-Cole

The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings and Entrepreneurship
w22846 Kyle Herkenhoff
Gordon Phillips
Ethan Cohen-Cole

The Impact of Consumer Credit Access on Employment, Earnings and Entrepreneurship
w22733 Louis Kaplow
A Distribution-Neutral Perspective On Tax Expenditure Limitations
w22711 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Neale Mahoney
Jae Song

Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports
w22711 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Neale Mahoney
Jae Song

Bad Credit, No Problem? Credit and Labor Market Consequences of Bad Credit Reports
w22673 Nicola Lacetera
Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts
w22632 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment
w22582 Matthew Chesnes
Ginger Zhe Jin

Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Online Search
w22518 Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Jialan Wang

The Marginal Propensity to Consume Over the Business Cycle
w22352 Silda Nikaj
Joshua J. Miller
John Tauras

The Over Time Impacts Of Smoke Free Air Ordinances In Texas
w22309 Robert A. Pollak
Marriage Market Equilibrium
w22149 Joel Waldfogel
Faculty Preferences over Unionization: Evidence from Open Letters at Two Research Universities
w22070 Gene M. Grossman
The Purpose of Trade Agreements
w22022 David Neumark
Experimental Research on Labor Market Discrimination
w21952 Peter Koudijs
Laura Salisbury

Bankruptcy and Investment: Evidence from Changes in Marital Property Laws in the U.S. South, 1840-1850
w21903 Gary D. Libecap
Coasean Bargaining to Address Environmental Externalities
2015
w21830 Jeffrey Clemens
The Minimum Wage and the Great Recession: Evidence from the Current Population Survey
w21692 Marco Francesconi
Robert A. Pollak
Domenico Tabasso

Unequal Bequests
w21669 David Neumark
Ian Burn
Patrick Button

Is It Harder for Older Workers to Find Jobs? New and Improved Evidence from a Field Experiment
w21560 Mason Ameri
Lisa Schur
Meera Adya
Scott Bentley
Patrick McKay
Douglas Kruse

The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior
w21032 Will Dobbie
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Crystal Yang

Consumer Bankruptcy and Financial Health
w20866 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Sacred Values? The Effect of Information on Attitudes toward Payments for Human Organs
2014
w20801 Mark Hoekstra
Sandra Orozco-Aleman

Illegal Immigration, State Law, and Deterrence
w20761 Astrid Kunze
Amalia R. Miller

Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies
w20617 Makoto Nakajima
José-Víctor Ríos-Rull

Credit, Bankruptcy, and Aggregate Fluctuations
w20596 Ginger Zhe Jin
Jungmin Lee

A Tale of Repetition: Lessons from Florida Restaurant Inspections
w20520 Will Dobbie
Jae Song

Debt Relief and Debtor Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Consumer Bankruptcy Protection
w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
w20251 Raquel Fernández
Joyce Cheng Wong

Free to Leave? A Welfare Analysis of Divorce Regimes
w20085 Hefei Wen
Jason Hockenberry
Janet R. Cummings

The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana, Alcohol, and Hard Drug Use
w20108 Allison Shertzer
Tate Twinam
Randall P. Walsh

Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning
w20116 W. Kip Viscusi
The Role of Publication Selection Bias in Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life
w20088 Matthew Chesnes
Weijia (Daisy) Dai
Ginger Zhe Jin

Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response
w19978 Garance Genicot
Siwan Anderson

Suicide and Property Rights in India
w19952 Wenli Li
Ishani Tewari
Michelle J. White

Using Bankruptcy to Reduce Foreclosures: Does Strip-down of Mortgages Affect the Supply of Mortgage Credit?
w19869 Raquel Fernández
Joyce C. Wong

Divorce Risk, Wages, and Working Wives: A Quantitative Life-Cycle Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation
w19857 Jason M. Lindo
Peter Siminski
Oleg Yerokhin

Breaking the Link Between Legal Access to Alcohol and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Evidence from New South Wales
w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Cross Border Effects of State Health Technology Regulation
w19786 Geert Bekaert
Campbell R. Harvey
Christian T. Lundblad
Stephan Siegel

Political Risk Spreads
2013
w19626 Tara Watson
Enforcement and Immigrant Location Choice
w19302 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
David Powell
Paul Heaton
Eric L. Sevigny

Assessing the Effects of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana and Alcohol Use: The Devil is in the Details
w19254 Richard B. Freeman
Xiaoying Li

How Does China's New Labor Contract Law Affect Floating Workers?
w19256 Robert W. Staiger
Alan O. Sykes

How Important can the Non-Violation Clause be for the GATT/WTO?
w19081 T. Christopher Borek
Angelo Frattarelli
Oliver Hart

Tax Shelters or Efficient Tax Planning? A Theory of The Firm Perspective On the Economic Substance Doctrine
w19061 Maury Gittleman
Morris M. Kleiner

Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States
w18939 Ginger Zhe Jin
Jungmin Lee

Inspection Technology, Detection and Compliance: Evidence from Florida Restaurant Inspections
w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress
w18717 Joanna Lahey
Birthing a Nation: The Effect of Fertility Control Access on the 19th Century Demographic Transition
w18685 Christopher R. Knittel
The Energy-Policy Efficiency Gap: Was There Ever Support for Gasoline Taxes?
2012
w18553 James R. Hines Jr.
How Important Are Perpetual Tax Savings?
w18516 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Wrongful Discharge Laws and Innovation
w18392 Michael Greenstone
John A. List
Chad Syverson

The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing
w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children
w18299 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Sarah S. Stith

Removing Financial Barriers to Organ and Bone Marrow Donation: The Effect of Leave and Tax Legislation in the U.S.
w18302 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Allison Shertzer

Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schools Laws on Immigrants' Education
w18105 Neale Mahoney
Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance
w18080 Edward Kutsoati
Randall Morck

Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana
w18081 Mark A. Lemley
Fixing the Patent Office
w17807 Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo
Jialan Wang

Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates
2011
w17693 Sean Dougherty
Verónica C. Frisancho Robles
Kala Krishna

Employment Protection Legislation and Plant-Level Productivity in India
w17637 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Alcohol and Student Performance: Estimating the Effect of Legal Access
w17603 Nuno Limao
Kamal Saggi

Size Inequality, Coordination Externalities and International Trade Agreements
w17569 Joseph E. Aldy
Robert Stavins

The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience
w17467 David Neumark
Joanne Song

Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?
w17448 Igor Livshits
James MacGee
Michèle Tertilt

Costly Contracts and Consumer Credit
w17265 Serguey Braguinsky
Lee G. Branstetter
Andre Regateiro

The Incredible Shrinking Portuguese Firm
w17237 Michelle J. White
Corporate and Personal Bankruptcy Law
w17237 Michelle J. White
Corporate and Personal Bankruptcy Law
w17051 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain
w16860 Hilary Sigman
Howard F. Chang

The Effect of Allowing Pollution Offsets With Imperfect Enforcement
w16839 Kevin S. Markle
Douglas A. Shackelford

Cross-Country Comparisons of Corporate Income Taxes
w16773 Jin Young Lee
Gary Solon

The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates
w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD
w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD
2010
w16632 Rohan Pitchford
Mark L. J. Wright

Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment
w16626 Morris M. Kleiner
David Weil

Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Labor Relations Act Remedies: Analysis and Comparison with Other Workplace Penalty Policies
w16560 Morris M. Kleiner
Kyoung Won Park

Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists
w16484 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Labor Laws and Innovation
w16433 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Peter Tufano
Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst

Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products
w16268 Louis Kaplow
Taxes, Permits, and Climate Change
w16234 Steven Shavell
Corrective Taxation versus Liability
w16235 Steven Shavell
The Corrective Tax versus Liability As Solutions to the Problem of Harmful Externalities
w16209 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

An Empirical Analysis of Cost Recovery in Superfund Cases: Implications for Brownfields and Joint and Several Liability
w16123 Lawrence H. Goulder
Robert N. Stavins

Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies
w16129 Jennifer Blouin
Jana Raedy
Douglas Shackelford

Dividends, Share Repurchases, and Tax Clienteles: Evidence from the 2003 Reductions in Shareholder Taxes
w16048 W. Bentley MacLeod
Great Expectations: Law, Employment Contracts, and Labor Market Performance
w15963 Damon Jones
Inertia and Overwithholding: Explaining the Prevalence of Income Tax Refunds
w15968 Wenli Li
Michelle J. White
Ning Zhu

Did Bankruptcy Reform Cause Mortgage Default to Rise?
w15818 Louis Kaplow
On the Taxation of Private Transfers
w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports
w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports
2009
w15603 Tomas J. Philipson
Eric C. Sun
Dana Goldman

The Effects of Product Liability Exemption in the Presence of the FDA
w15585 W. Kip Viscusi
Joel Huber
Jason Bell
Caroline Cecot

Discontinuous Behavioral Responses to Recycling Laws and Plastic Water Bottle Deposits
w15541 Robert W. Staiger
Alan O. Sykes

International Trade and Domestic Regulation
w15472 Wenli Li
Michelle J. White

Mortgage Default, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy
w15460 Giovanni Maggi
Robert W. Staiger

Breach, Remedies and Dispute Settlement in Trade Agreements
w15439 Robert Kaestner
Benjamin Yarnoff

Long Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities
w15248 Michael Faulkender
Mitchell Petersen

Investment and Capital Constraints: Repatriations Under the American Jobs Creation Act
w15177 John R. Graham
Hyunseob Kim

The Effects of the Length of the Tax-Loss Carryback Period on Tax Receipts and Corporate Marginal Tax Rates
w15161 Kasey S. Buckles
Melanie E. Guldi
Joseph Price

Changing the Price of Marriage: Evidence from Blood Test Requirements
w15091 Kevin S. Markle
Douglas Shackelford

Do Multinationals or Domestic Firms Face Higher Effective Tax Rates?
w15100 Haitao Yin
Howard Kunreuther
Matthew White

Risk-Based Pricing and Risk-Reducing Effort: Does the Private Insurance Market Reduce Environmental Accidents?
w15036 Philip Oreopoulos
Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Resumes
w15017 Hilary Sigman
Environmental Liability and Redevelopment of Old Industrial Land
w14979 Morris M. Kleiner
Alan B. Krueger

Analyzing the Extent and Influence of Occupational Licensing on the Labor Market
2008
w14600 Robert W. Staiger
Alan O. Sykes

"Currency Manipulation" and World Trade
w14549 Michelle J. White
Bankruptcy: Past Puzzles, Recent Reforms, and the Mortgage Crisis
w14346 Betsey Stevenson
Divorce Law and Women's Labor Supply
w14275 Jesse Rothstein
Albert Yoon

Mismatch in Law School
w14276 Jesse Rothstein
Albert H. Yoon

Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?
w14179 Michelle J. White
Ning Zhu

Saving Your Home in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
w14167 Price V. Fishback
Rebecca Holmes
Samuel Allen

Lifting the Curse of Dimensionality: Measures of the Labor Legislation Climate in the States During the Progressive Era
w14170 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Policy with Heterogeneous Preferences
w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking
w14067 Giovanni Maggi
Robert W. Staiger

On the Role and Design of Dispute Settlement Procedures in International Trade Agreements
w13920 John Haltiwanger
Stefano Scarpetta
Helena Schweiger

Assessing Job Flows Across Countries: The Role of Industry, Firm Size and Regulations
2007
w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?
w13684 Morris M. Kleiner
Richard M. Todd

Mortgage Broker Regulations That Matter: Analyzing Earnings, Employment, and Outcomes for Consumers
w13575 Richard L. Revesz
Robert Stavins

Environmental Law and Policy
w13574 Robert N. Stavins
Environmental Economics
w13563 Steven Shavell
On Optimal Legal Change, Past Behavior, and Grandfathering
w13363 Igor Livshits
James MacGee
Michèle Tertilt

Accounting for the Rise in Consumer Bankruptcies
w13330 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney
Kory Kroft

Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence
w13265 Michelle J. White
Bankruptcy Reform and Credit Cards
w13230 Christine Jolls
Employment Law and the Labor Market
w13230 Christine Jolls
Employment Law and the Labor Market
w13206 Joseph Price
Justin Wolfers

Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees
w13142 Robert A. Pollak
Bargaining Around the Hearth
w13002 Jedidiah Brewer
Robert Glennon
Alan Ker
Gary D. Libecap

Water Markets in the West: Prices, Trading, and Contractual Forms
w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
w12860 David H. Autor
William R. Kerr
Adriana D. Kugler

Do Employment Protections Reduce Productivity? Evidence from U.S. States
w12831 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program
t0335 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program
w12821 Howard C. Kunreuther
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Climate Change, Insurability of Large-scale Disasters and the Emerging Liability Challenge
2006
w12803 Allan Begosh
John Goldsmith
Ed Hass
Randall W. Lutter
Clark Nardinelli
John A. Vernon

Black Box Warnings and Drug Safety: Examining the Determinants and Timing of FDA Warning Labels
w12368 Justin McCrary
The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Quotas on the Composition and Quality of Police
w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
w12259 Louis Kaplow
Capital Levies and Transition to a Consumption Tax
w12239 Louis Kaplow
Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency
w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation
w11934 W. Kip Viscusi
Regulation of Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks
2005
w11817 Paul Oyer
Salary or Benefits?
w11667 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

The Effect of Joint and Several Liability Under Superfund on Brownfields
w11613 Jeff DeSimone
Sara Markowitz

The Effect of Child Access Prevention Laws on Non-Fatal Gun Injuries
w11241 Mihir A. Desai
Dhammika Dharmapala

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Firm Value
w11067 Michelle Hanlon
Terry Shevlin

Bank-Tax Conformity for Corporate Income: An Introduction to the Issues
2004
w10946 Robert Bornholz
James J. Heckman

Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation
w10708 Christine Jolls
The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in the Enforcement of the Employment Laws
2003
w10129 James Heckman
Carmen Pages

Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean
w9717 Bronwyn H. Hall
Business Method Patents, Innovation, and Policy
w9562 William J. Collins
The Housing Market Impact of State-Level Anti-Discrimination Laws, 1960-970
2002
w9363 Josh Lerner
Jean Tirole

The Scope of Open Source Licensing
w8980 Iain M. Cockburn
Samuel Kortum
Scott Stern

Are All Patent Examiners Equal? The Impact of Examiner Characteristics
w8953 Michael Kremer
Seema Jayachandran

Odious Debt
2000
w7704 Hilary Sigman
The Pace of Progress at Superfund Sites: Policy Goals and Interest Group Influence
w7557 David H. Autor
Outsourcing at Will: Unjust Dismissal Doctrine and the Growth of Temporary Help Employment
1998
w6398 Leora Friedberg
Did Unilateral Divorce Raise Divorce Rates? Evidence from Panel Data
1997
w6127 David Neumark
William Wascher

Do Minimum Wages Fight Poverty?
1996
h0095 Price V. Fishback
Shawn Everett Kantor

The Political Economy of Workers' Compensation Benefit Levels, 1910-1930
w5840 Price V. Fishback
Shawn Everett Kantor

The Adoption of Workers' Compensation in the United States 1900-1930
w5460 Scott Smart
Joel Waldfogel

A Citation-Based Test for Discrimination at Economics and Finance Journals
1995
w5368 Janet Currie
Joseph Ferrie

Strikes and the Law in the U.S., 1881-1894: New Evidence on the Origins of American Exceptionalism
1992
w4176 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Optimal Cleanup and Liability After Environmentally Harmful Discharges
w4071 Dan Kovenock
Marie Thursby

GATT, Dispute Settlement and Cooperation
1991
w3774 Wayne B. Gray
John T. Scholz

Do OSHA Inspections Reduce Injuries? A Panel Analysis
w3723 Louis Kaplow
The Income Tax as Insurance: The Casualty Loss and Medical Expense Deductions and the Exclusion of the Medical Insurance Premiums

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