NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Law and Economics: Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior


2014
w20537 Hefei Wen
Jason M. Hockenberry
Janet R. Cummings

The Effect of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Use on Crime: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions and Health Insurance Parity Mandates

w20475 Sebastian Edwards
Alvaro Garcia Marin

Constitutional Rights and Education: An International Comparative Study

w20461 Alessandra Casella
Sébastien Turban
Gregory J. Wawro

Storable Votes and Judicial Nominations in the U.S. Senate

w20366 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Lead Exposure and Behavior: Effects on Antisocial and Risky Behavior among Children and Adolescents

w20347 Christopher A. Parsons
Johan Sulaeman
Sheridan Titman

The Geography of Financial Misconduct

w20332 D. Mark Anderson
Benjamin Hansen
Daniel I. Rees

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

w20281 Scott Cunningham
Manisha Shah

Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

w20243 Benjamin Hansen
Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

w20067 Nicolás Ajzenman
Sebastian Galiani
Enrique Seira

On the Distributive Costs of Drug-Related Homicides

w19996 Richard Wright
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

w19873 J.J. Prescott
Kathryn E. Spier
Albert Yoon

Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements


2013
w19769 Resul Cesur
Naci H. Mocan

Does Secular Education Impact Religiosity, Electoral Participation and the Propensity to Vote for Islamic Parties? Evidence from an Education Reform in a Muslim Country

w19634 Brett Danaher
Samita Dhanasobhon
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology

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

w19266 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Taxation, Investment and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w19102 Anna Aizer
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges

w19083 Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigrant Assimilation into U.S. Prisons, 1900-1930

w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment

w18994 Jason M. Lindo
Jessamyn Schaller
Benjamin Hansen

Economic Conditions and Child Abuse

w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes

w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women’s Crime

w18815 Aaron Chalfin
Justin McCrary

The Effect of Police on Crime: New Evidence from U.S. Cities, 1960-2010

w18803 Decio Coviello
Nicola Persico

An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in NYPD's Stop and Frisk Program

w18791 Philip J. Cook
Songman Kang

Birthdays, Schooling, and Crime: New Evidence on the Dropout-Crime Nexus

w18784 Yi Qian
Qiang Gong
Yuxin Chen

Untangling Searchable and Experiential Quality Responses to Counterfeits

w18674 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Jacob N. Shapiro
Erin Troland

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones


2012
w18656 D. Mark Anderson
Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin

Youth Depression and Future Criminal Behavior

w18594 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Costly Litigation and Optimal Damages

w18518 Nancy Nicosia
John M. MacDonald
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Does Mandatory Diversion to Drug Treatment Eliminate Racial Disparities in the Incarceration of Drug Offenders? An Examination of California’s Proposition 36

w18375 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Economic Activity and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w18355 Claire S.H. Lim
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts

w18239 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

Testing for Racial Prejudice in the Parole Board Release Process: Theory and Evidence

w18187 Chandler B. McClellan
Erdal Tekin

Stand Your Ground Laws, Homicides, and Injuries

w18171 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Srikanth Kadiyala
Priscillia Hunt
Alessandro Malchiodi

An Alternative Framework for Empirically Measuring the Size of Counterfeit Markets

w18069 Patrick Bayer
Marcus D. Casey
Fernando Ferreira
Robert McMillan

Estimating Racial Price Differentials in the Housing Market

w17981 Yan Leung Cheung
P. Raghavendra Rau
Aris Stouraitis

How much do firms pay as bribes and what benefits do they get? Evidence from corruption cases worldwide

w17912 Abhijit Banerjee
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo
Daniel Keniston
Nina Singh

Can Institutions be Reformed from Within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police

w17849 Yi Qian
Brand Management and Strategies Against Counterfeits

w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes

w17818 Jason M. Lindo
Charles F. Stoecker

Drawn into Violence: Evidence on 'What Makes a Criminal' from the Vietnam Draft Lotteries

w17765 Louis Kaplow
On the Optimal Burden of Proof

w17731 Serguey Braguinsky
Sergey V. Mityakov

Foreign Corporations and the Culture of Transparency: Evidence from Russian Administrative Data


2011
w17709 Philip J. Cook
Christine Piette Durrance

The Virtuous Tax: Lifesaving and Crime-Prevention Effects of the 1991 Federal Alcohol-Tax Increase

w17605 Naci H. Mocan
Bulent Unel

Skill-biased Technological Change, Earnings of Unskilled Workers, and Crime

w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms

w17507 Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
Erdal Tekin

Fathers and Youth's Delinquent Behavior

w17469 Brian G. Knight
State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing

w17367 Alberto Galasso
Mark Schankerman
Carlos J. Serrano

Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights

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?

w17023 Steven D. Levitt
Thomas J. Miles

The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker

w16981 Alberto F. Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

A Test of Racial Bias in Capital Sentencing

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

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

w16860 Hilary Sigman
Howard F. Chang

The Effect of Allowing Pollution Offsets With Imperfect Enforcement

w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD

w16722 Lance Lochner
Non-Production Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship

w16698 Patrick L. Hill
Brent W. Roberts
Jeffrey T. Grogger
Jonathan Guryan
Karen Sixkiller

Decreasing Delinquency, Criminal Behavior, and Recidivism by Intervening on Psychological Factors Other than Cognitive Ability: A Review of the Intervention Literature


2010
w16626 Morris M. Kleiner
David Weil

Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Labor Relations Act Remedies: Analysis and Comparison with Other Workplace Penalty Policies

w16542 C. Simon Fan
Chen Lin
Daniel Treisman

Embezzlement Versus Bribery

w16513 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

Economical Crime Control

w16502 Decio Coviello
Andrea Ichino
Nicola Persico

Don’t Spread Yourself Too Thin: The Impact of Task Juggling on Workers’ Speed of Job Completion

w16493 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban Klor

Counter-Suicide-Terrorism: Evidence from House Demolitions

w16476 Anne Morrison Piehl
Geoffrey Williams

Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines

w16366 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

w16266 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration: America's nineteenth century "law and order problem"?

w16209 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

An Empirical Analysis of Cost Recovery in Superfund Cases: Implications for Brownfields and Joint and Several Liability

w16152 Luke N. Condra
Joseph H. Felter
Radha K. Iyengar
Jacob N. Shapiro

The Effect of Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq

w16121 Hilary Sigman
Monitoring and Enforcement of Climate Policy

w16072 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman
Dhiman Das

Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women

w16009 Isaac Ehrlich
Tetsuya Saito

Taxing Guns vs. Taxing Crime: An Application of the “Market for Offenses Model”

w15894 Lance Lochner
Education Policy and Crime

w15877 Philip J. Cook
John MacDonald

Public Safety through Private Action: An economic assessment of BIDs, locks, and citizen cooperation

w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain

w15672 Thomas S Dee
Brian A. Jacob

Rational Ignorance in Education: A Field Experiment in Student Plagiarism

w15631 Charles Yuji Horioka
Shizuka Sekita

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


2009
w15602 Rafael Di Tella
Ernesto Schargrodsky

Criminal Recidivism after Prison and Electronic Monitoring

w15571 Alison F. Del Rossi
W. Kip Viscusi

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

w15540 Emir Kamenica
Matthew Gentzkow

Bayesian Persuasion

w15402 Rafael Di Tella
Ignacio Franceschelli

Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals

w15380 David A. Weiner
Byron F. Lutz
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of School Desegregation on Crime

w15279 Frederick Schauer
Richard Zeckhauser

The Trouble with Cases

w15098 Theodore J. Joyce
Abortion and Crime: A Review

w14980 Manolis Galenianos
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Nicola Persico

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

w14841 Trevon Logan
Manisha Shah

Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market

w14823 Ajay Mahal
Brendan O'Flaherty
David E. Bloom

Needle Sharing and HIV Transmission: A Model with Markets and Purposive Behavior

w14752 Joshua Schwartzstein
Andrei Shleifer

An Activity-Generating Theory of Regulation

w14703 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Disclosure by Politicians


2008
w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing

w14371 Mark Duggan
Randi Hjalmarsson
Brian A. Jacob

The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas

w14283 Howard Bodenhorn
Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania

w14279 Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli

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

w14224 Jeremy Arkes
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Susan M. Paddock
Jonathan P. Caulkins
Peter Reuter

Why the DEA STRIDE Data are Still Useful for Understanding Drug Markets

w14115 Claudia M. Landeo
Kathryn E. Spier

Naked Exclusion: An Experimental Study of Contracts with Externalities

w14131 Naci H. Mocan
Vengeance

w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime

w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking

w13935 Keith Finlay
Effect of Employer Access to Criminal History Data on the Labor Market Outcomes of Ex-Offenders and Non-Offenders

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?

w13809 Aron Balas
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

The Divergence of Legal Procedures

w13773 Anna Aizer
Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth

w13781 Philip J. Cook
Assessing Urban Crime And Its Control: An Overview


2007
w13708 John R. Graham
Si Li
Jiaping Qiu

Corporate Misreporting and Bank Loan Contracting

w13576 Carolyn Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration and Crime in Early 20th Century America

w13492 Anna Aizer
Pedro Dal Bó

Love, Hate and Murder: Commitment Devices in Violent Relationships

w13486 Áureo de Paula
José A. Scheinkman

The Informal Sector

w13446 Raymond Fisman
Shang-Jin Wei

The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antiques

w13415 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Beau Kilmer
Michael Grossman
Frank J. Chaloupka

Risks and Prices: The Role of User Sanctions in Marijuana Markets

w13321 Pablo T. Spiller
Rafael Gely

Strategic Judicial Decision Making

w13257 Jeffrey A. Miron
Elina Tetelbaum

Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?

w13229 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

Why are Immigrants' Incarceration Rates so Low? Evidence on Selective Immigration, Deterrence, and Deportation

w13213 Christopher Avery
Christine Jolls
Richard Posner
Alvin E. Roth

The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

w13187 Radha Iyengar
An Analysis of the Performance of Federal Indigent Defense Counsel

w13164 Rafael Di Tella
Robert MacCulloch

Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

w13163 Rafael Di Tella
Federico Weinschelbaum

Choosing Agents and Monitoring Consumption: A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device

w13097 Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Environmental Policy as Social Policy? The Impact of Childhood Lead Exposure on Crime

w13034 Jennifer Hunt
Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda

w13028 Timothy Besley
Torsten Persson

The Origins of State Capacity: Property Rights, Taxation, and Politics

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

w12825 Ryan S. Johnson
Shawn Kantor
Price V. Fishback

Striking at the Roots of Crime: The Impact of Social Welfare Spending on Crime During the Great Depression


2006
w12754 Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan
Nancy E. Reichman
Ofira Schwartz-Soicher

Crime and Circumstance: The Effects of Infant Health Shocks on Fathers' Criminal Activity

w12679 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Judicial Fact Discretion

w12678 Alberto Abadie
Sofia Dermisi

Is Terrorism Eroding Agglomeration Economies in Central Business Districts? Lessons from the Office Real Estate Market in Downtown Chicago

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

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

w12576 James E. Anderson
Commercial Policy in a Predatory World

w12518 George J. Borjas
Jeffrey Grogger
Gordon H. Hanson

Immigration and African-American Employment Opportunities: The Response of Wages, Employment, and Incarceration to Labor Supply Shocks

w12507 Michael S. Visser
William T. Harbaugh
Naci H. Mocan

An Experimental Test of Criminal Behavior Among Juveniles and Young Adults

w12490 Jennifer Hunt
How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down

w12368 Justin McCrary
The Effect of Court-Ordered Hiring Quotas on the Composition and Quality of Police

w12312 Raymond Fisman
Edward Miguel

Cultures of Corruption: Evidence From Diplomatic Parking Tickets

w12253 Leigh L. Linden
Jonah E. Rockoff

There Goes the Neighborhood? Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values From Megan's Laws

w12221 Susumu Imai
Hajime Katayama
Kala Krishna

Crime and Young Men: The Role of Arrest, Criminal Experience, and Heterogeneity

w12171 Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin

Does Child Abuse Cause Crime?

w12019 Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Ugly Criminals

w12003 Jeffrey R. Kling
Incarceration Length, Employment, and Earnings

w11987 John J. Donohue
Steven D. Levitt

Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005)

w11982 John J. Donohue III
Justin Wolfers

Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate

w11918 David Card
Brian P. McCall

When to Start a Fight and When to Fight Back: Liability Disputes in the Workers' Compensation System


2005
w11848 Charles F. Manski
Search Profiling with Partial Knowledge of Deterrence

w11780 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law

w11737 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Sudhir Venkatesh
Anthony A. Braga

Underground Gun Markets

w11663 Eli Berman
Laurence R. Iannaccone

Religious Extremism: The Good, The Bad, and The Deadly

w11595 Jennifer Hunt
Why Are Some Public Officials more Corrupt Than Others?

w11502 Ross Levine
Law, Endowments, and Property Rights

w11491 David S. Lee
Justin McCrary

Crime, Punishment, and Myopia

w11390 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

Assigning Deviant Youths to Minimize Total Harm

w11355 Jeffrey A. Miron
Chris Feige

The Opium Wars, Opium Legalization, and Opium Consumption in China

w11317 Matias Iaryczower
Pablo Spiller
Mariano Tommasi

Judicial Lobbying: The Politics of Labor Law Constitutional Interpretation

w11265 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

The Evolution of Precedent

w11210 H. Naci Mocan
Turan G. Bali

Asymmetric Crime Cycles

w11202 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Enrico Moretti

Did Iraq Cheat the United Nations? Underpricing, Bribes, and the Oil for Food Program

w11141 Herschel I. Grossman
Daniel Mejia

The War Against Drug Producers


2004
w10947 Nicola Persico
Petra Todd

Using Hit Rate Tests to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita

w10943 Xinyu Hua
Kathryn E. Spier

Information and Externalities in Sequential Litigation

w10859 Alberto Abadie
Poverty, Political Freedom, and the Roots of Terrorism

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

w10754 Steven Shavell
The Appeals Process and Adjudicator Incentives

w10739 Brian Jacob
Lars Lefgren
Enrico Moretti

The Dynamics of Criminal Behavior: Evidence from Weather Shocks

w10688 Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan
Nancy E. Reichman
Dhaval Dave

Demand for Illicit Drugs by Pregnant Women

w10687 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Law and Firms' Access to Finance

w10564 Ted Joyce
Further Tests of Abortion and Crime

w10510 Jennifer Hunt
Trust and Bribery: The Role of the Quid Pro Quo and the Link with Crime

w10478 Lance Lochner
Education, Work, and Crime: A Human Capital Approach

w10463 Li Gan
Roberton C. Williams III
Thomas Wiseman

A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation

w10460 Naci Mocan
What Determines Corruption? International Evidence from Micro Data

w10432 Luis Garicano
Thomas N. Hubbard

Hierarchies, Specialization, and the Utilization of Knowledge: Theory and Evidence from the Legal Services Industry

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


2003
w10178 Dukgeun Ahn
WTO Dispute Settlements in East Asia

w10126 Thorsten Beck
Ross Levine

Legal Institutions and Financial Development

w10046 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Beau Kilmer

Marijuana and Crime: Is there a Connection Beyond Prohibition?

w9952 Alison Evans Cuellar
Sara Markowitz
Anne M. Libby

The Relationships between Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment and Juvenile Crime

w9824 H. Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

Guns, Drugs and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Panel of Siblings and Twins

w9805 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel
Matthew White

Social Learning and Coordination in High-Stakes Games: Evidence from Friend or Foe

w9775 Rafael LaPorta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Andrei Shleifer

Judicial Checks and Balances

w9731 Bronwyn H. Hall
Stuart J.H. Graham
Dietmar Harhoff

Prospects for Improving U.S. Patent Quality via Post-grant Opposition

w9690 Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Jamie F. Chriqui
Joanna King

Marijuana Decriminalization: What does it mean in the United States?

w9632 Jennifer Hunt
Teen Births Keep American Crime High

w9572 James E. Anderson
Traders, Cops and Robbers

w9532 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce

w9507 Laura Argys
Naci Mocan

Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States

w9474 Lance Lochner
Individual Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System

w9414 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory

w9413 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating


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

w9149 David Galenson
The New York School vs. the School of Paris: Who Really Made the Most Important Art After World War II?

w9061 Hope Corman
Naci Mocan

Carrots, Sticks and Broken Windows

w8926 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

The Effects of Gun Prevalence on Burglary: Deterrence vs Inducement

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

Courts: the Lex Mundi Project

w8823 Yoshiaki Azuma
Herschel I. Grossman

A Theory of the Informal Sector

w8807 Stuart J. H. Graham
Bronwyn H. Hall
Dietmar Harhoff
David C. Mowery

Post-Issue Patent "Quality Control": A Comparative Study of US Patent Re-examinations and European Patent Oppositions


2001
w8656 Jean Olson Lanjouw
Mark Schankerman

Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights

w8639 H. Naci Mocan
R. Kaj Gittings

Pardons, Executions and Homicide

w8605 Lance Lochner
Enrico Moretti

The Effect of Education on Crime: Evidence from Prison Inmates, Arrests, and Self-Reports

w8571 Philip J. Cook
John H. Laub

After the Epidemic: Recent Trends in Youth Violence in the United States

w8570 Deborah Azrael
Philip J. Cook
Matthew Miller

State and Local Prevalence of Firearms Ownership: Measurement, Structure, and Trends

w8489 Ilyana Kuziemko
Steven D. Levitt

An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders

w8382 Katherine Baicker
The Budgetary Repercussions of Capital Convictions

w8319 Ted Joyce
Did Legalized Abortion Lower Crime?

w8272 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

Legal Origins


2000
w6509 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Howard F. Chang

The Effect of Offer-of-Settlement Rules on the Terms of Settlement


1999
w7449 John Knowles
Nicola Persico
Petra Todd

Racial Bias in Motor Vehicle Searches: Theory and Evidence

w7415 Andrea Ichino
Giovanni Maggi

Work Environment and Individual Background: Explaining Regional Shirking Differentials in a Large Italian Firm

w7405 H. Naci Mocan
Daniel I. Rees

Economic Conditions, Deterrence and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from Micro Data

w7296 Theodore Eisenberg
Henry S. Farber

The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model

w7226 Anne Morrison Piehl
Suzanne J. Cooper
Anthony A. Braga
David M. Kennedy

Testing for Structural Breaks in the Evaluation of Programs

w7096 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

Incentives to Settle Under Joint and Several Liability

w6993 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law

w6974 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Deportation in the Incarceration of Immigrants

w6950 Jeffrey A. Miron
Violence and the U.S. Prohibition of Drugs and Alcohol

w6903 Eduardo M.R.A. Engel
James R. Hines
Jr.

Understanding Tax Evasion Dynamics


1998
w6784 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime

w6613 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Crime and the Timing of Work

w6602 Edward L. Glaeser
Daniel P. Kessler
Anne Morrison Piehl

What Do Prosecutors Maximize? An Analysis of Drug Offenders and Concurrent Jurisdiction

w6592 Steven D. Levitt
Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh

An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances

w6361 Jose Meade
Joel Waldfogel

Do Sentencing Guidelines Raise the Cost of Punishment?

w6353 Jeff Grogger
Mike Willis

The Introduction of Crack Cocaine and the Rise in Urban Crime Rates


1997
w6297 Jean O. Lanjouw
Mark Schankerman

Stylized Facts of Patent Litigation: Value, Scope and Ownership

w6296 Jean O. Lanjouw
Josh Lerner

The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: A Survey of the Empirical Literature

w6261 Daniel P. Kessler
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System

w6191 Steven D. Levitt
Juvenile Crime and Punishment

w6067 Kristin F. Butcher
Anne Morrison Piehl

Recent Immigrants: Unexpected Implications for Crime and Incarceration

w5928 Ian Ayres
Steven D. Levitt

Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack

w5916 Orley Ashenfelter
David Ashmore
Randall Filer

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


1996
w5737 Julie Berry Cullen
Steven D. Levitt

Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities

w5649 Theodore Eisenberg
Henry S. Farber

The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution

w5485 Alan B. Krueger
Jorn-Steffen Pischke

A Statistical Analysis of Crime Against Foreigners in Unified Germany

w5463 Hope Corman
H. Naci Mocan

A Time-Series Analysis of Crime and Drug Use in New York City

w5461 Steven Shavell
Kathryn Spier

Threats without Binding Commitment

w5456 Denise DiPasquale
Edward L. Glaeser

The L.A. Riot and the Economics of Urban Unrest

w5430 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

Why Is There More Crime in Cities?


1995
w5268 Steven D. Levitt
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error?

w5119 Steven D. Levitt
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation

w5085 Severin Borenstein
Settling for Coupons: Discount Contracts as Compensation and Punishment in Antitrust Lawsuits

w5026 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote
Jose A. Scheinkman

Crime and Social Interactions

w4991 Steven D. Levitt
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime


1994
w4939 Helen V. Tauchen
Ann Dryden Witte

The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Does Arrest Matter?

w4835 Jean Olson Lanjouw
Economic Consequences of a Changing Litigation Environment: The Case of Patents

w4794 Ann Dryden Witte
Helen Tauchen

Work and Crime: An Exploration Using Panel Data

w4763 Marie C. Thursby
Jerry G. Thursby

Interstate Cigarette Bootlegging: Extent, Revenue Losses, and Effects of Government Intervention


1993
w4551 Daniel Nagin
Joel Waldfogel

The Effect of Convicton on Income Through the Life Cycle

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

w4507 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Optimal Awards and Penalties when the Probability of Prevailing Varies Among Plaintiffs

w4431 Scott Boggess
John Bound

Did Criminal Activity Increase During the 1980s? Comparisons Across Data Sources

w4371 Henry S. Farber
Michael J. White

A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice

w4290 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Insurance Contracts When Establishing The Amount of Losses is Costly

w4287 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Accuracy in the Assessment of Damages

w4263 Louis Kaplow
Shifting Plaintiffs' Fees versus Increasing Damage Awards


1992
w4212 John DiNardo
Thomas Lemieux

Alcohol, Marijuana, and American Youth: The Unintended Effects of Government Regulation

w4203 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Accuracy in the Determination of Liability

w4079 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Louis Kaplow

Optimal Sanctions When Individuals are Imperfectly Informed About the Probability of Apprehension

w4078 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Louis Kaplow

Optimal Sanctions When the Probability of Apprehension Varies Among Individuals

w4012 Steven Shavell
Suit Versus Settlement When Parties Seek Nonmonetary Judgements

w3958 Louis Kaplow
A Model of the Optimal Complexity of Rules


1991
w3868 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Private Versus Socially Optimal Provision of Ex Ante Legal Advice

w3831 Frank J. Chaloupka
Henry Saffer
Michael Grossman

Alcohol Control Policies and Motor Vehicle Fatalities

w3739 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Model of Optimal Fines for Repeat Offenders


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