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NBER Papers in Law and Economics


2014
w20679 Frank A. Sloan
Patricia A. Robinson
Lindsey M. Eldred

Does Private Information Influence Automobile Insurance Purchase Decisions?

w20664 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts

w20661 Stefano DellaVigna
Johannes Hermle

Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews

w20636 Douglas A. Irwin
Adam Smith's "Tolerable Administration of Justice" and the Wealth of Nations

w20629 Prasad Krishnamurthy
Aaron Edlin

Affirmative Action and Stereotypes in Higher Education Admissions

w20565 Laurence C. Baker
Kate Bundorf
Daniel Kessler

Expanding Patients' Property Rights In Their Medical Records

w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition

w20544 Eric Hilt
Carola Frydman

Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States

w20542 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Value of Informativeness for Contracting

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

w20520 Will Dobbie
Jae Song

Debt Relief and Debtor Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Consumer Bankruptcy Protection

w20496 Jonathan Zinman
Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

w20488 Steven Berry
Alon Eizenberg
Joel Waldfogel

Fixed Costs and the Product Market Treatment of Preference Minorities

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20456 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability

w20420 Alex Edmans
Doron Levit
Devin Reilly

Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20322 Lauren Cohen
Umit Gurun
Scott Duke Kominers

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

w20364 Joshua S. Gans
Remix Rights and Negotiations Over the Use of Copy-Protected Works

w20356 Eric Hilt
History of American Corporate Governance: Law, Institutions, and Politics

w20337 Michael D. Frakes
Melissa F. Wasserman

Is the Time Allocated to Review Patent Applications Inducing Examiners to Grant Invalid Patents?: Evidence from Micro-Level Application Data

w20332 D. Mark Anderson
Benjamin Hansen
Daniel I. Rees

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World

w20292 Keith M. Drake
Martha A. Starr
Thomas McGuire

Do "Reverse Payment" Settlements of Brand-Generic Patent Disputes in the Pharmaceutical Industry Constitute an Anticompetitive Pay for Delay?

w20281 Scott Cunningham
Manisha Shah

Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

w20254 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Anna Milanez
Vladimir Mukharlyamov

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy

w20243 Benjamin Hansen
Punishment and Deterrence: Evidence from Drunk Driving

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments

w20192 Steven Shavell
A General Rationale for a Governmental Role in the Relief of Large Risks

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20127 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

w20108 Allison Shertzer
Tate Twinam
Randall P. Walsh

Race, Ethnicity, and Discriminatory Zoning

w20059 Naci H. Mocan
Christian Raschke

Economic Well-being and Anti-Semitic, Xenophobic, and Racist Attitudes in Germany

w20028 Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach

Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence

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

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

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

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

w19991 David Yermack
Yuanzhi Li

Evasive Shareholder Meetings

w19952 Wenli Li
Ishani Tewari
Michelle J. White

Using Bankruptcy to Reduce Foreclosures: Does Strip-down of Mortgages Affect the Supply of Mortgage Credit?

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

Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements

w19939 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

Did Robert Bork Understate the Competitive Impact of Mergers? Evidence from Consummated Mergers

w19906 Morris M. Kleiner
Allison Marier
Kyoung Won Park
Coady Wing

Relaxing Occupational Licensing Requirements: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service

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

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

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

w19841 Michael Frakes
Anupam B. Jena

Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?

w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Cross Border Effects of State Health Technology Regulation

w19799 Dalida Kadyrzhanova
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Governing Misvalued Firms


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

w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

w19747 David Yermack
Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An economic appraisal

w19698 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian Kelleher Richter

Advancing the Empirical Research on Lobbying

w19696 Dean Karlan
Adam Osman
Jonathan Zinman

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

w19695 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience Theory of Judicial Decisions

w19682 Jonathan Zinman
Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?

w19647 David S. Abrams
Ufuk Akcigit
Jillian Popadak

Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Strategic Disruption?

w19626 Tara Watson
Enforcement and Immigrant Location Choice

w19622 Brian K. Chen
Paul J. Gertler
Chuh-Yuh Yang

Moral Hazard and Economies of Scope in Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services

w19606 Sumit Agarwal
Itzhak Ben-David
Vincent Yao

Collateral Valuation and Borrower Financial Constraints: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Market

w19573 Alex Edmans
Blockholders and Corporate Governance

w19550 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Douglas D. Evanoff

Predatory Lending and the Subprime Crisis

w19437 Santosh Anagol
Alvin Etang
Dean Karlan

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

w19420 Alex Edmans
Mirko Heinle
Chong Huang

The Real Costs of Disclosure

w19407 Alex Edmans
Vivian W. Fang
Katharina A. Lewellen

Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia

w19384 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Andreas Fuster

The Endowment Effect

w19358 Ulf Brüggemann
Aditya Kaul
Christian Leuz
Ingrid M. Werner

The Twilight Zone: OTC Regulatory Regimes and Market Quality

w19353 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

Efficiencies Brewed: Pricing and Consolidation in the U.S. Beer Industry

w19340 Patrick Hummel
Richard Holden

Optimal Primaries

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

w19259 Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone
Rohini Pande
Nicholas Ryan

Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

w19254 Richard B. Freeman
Xiaoying Li

How Does China's New Labor Contract Law Affect Floating Workers?

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

w19251 Joseph J. Gerakos
Chad Syverson

Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

w19130 Emel Filiz-Ozbay
Jonathan Guryan
Kyle Hyndman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Erkut Y. Ozbay

Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab

w19119 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19106 Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

w19102 Anna Aizer
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

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

w19101 Christopher C. Afendulis
Michael E. Chernew
Daniel P. Kessler

The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality

w19089 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers
Mark Rogers
Vania Sena

The Importance (or not) of Patents to UK Firms

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

w19069 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual Borrowing Costs

w19061 Maury Gittleman
Morris M. Kleiner

Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States

w19022 Guillermo Ordonez
Sustainable Shadow Banking

w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment

w19001 Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka
Oliver D. Hart

More is Less: Why Parties May Deliberately Write Incomplete Contracts

w18994 Jason M. Lindo
Jessamyn Schaller
Benjamin Hansen

Economic Conditions and Child Abuse

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

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

w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

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

w18910 Umit G. Gurun
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Advertising Expensive Mortgages

w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime

w18886 Tanja Artiga González
Markus Schmid
David Yermack

Smokescreen: How Managers Behave When They Have Something To Hide

w18863 John Cawley
Rosemary Avery
Matthew Eisenberg

The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products

w18843 Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru
James Witkin

Asset Quality Misrepresentation by Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from RMBS Market

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

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

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

w18665 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

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