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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
w20747 Steven Shavell
A Simple Model of Optimal Deterrence and Incapacitation
w20729 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Generalized Informativeness Principle
w20679 Frank A. Sloan
Patricia A. Robinson
Lindsey M. Eldred

Does Private Information Influence Automobile Insurance Purchase Decisions?
w20661 Stefano DellaVigna
Johannes Hermle

Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews
w20664 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts
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
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
w20542 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Value of Informativeness for Contracting
w20544 Carola Frydman
Eric Hilt

Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States
w20557 Naci Mocan
Luiza Pogorelova

Compulsory Schooling Laws and Formation of Beliefs: Education, Religion and Superstition
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
w20456 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability
w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872
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
w20332 D. Mark Anderson
Benjamin Hansen
Daniel I. Rees

Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use
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
w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design
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?
w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
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
w20127 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects
w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs
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
w19991 David Yermack
Yuanzhi Li

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

Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program
w20005 Eric Helland
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Seth A. Seabury

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market
w19873 J.J. Prescott
Kathryn E. Spier
Albert Yoon

Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements
w19952 Wenli Li
Ishani Tewari
Michelle J. White

Using Bankruptcy to Reduce Foreclosures: Does Strip-down of Mortgages Affect the Supply of Mortgage Credit?
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
w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco
w19841 Michael Frakes
Anupam B. Jena

Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?
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
w19799 Dalida Kadyrzhanova
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Governing Misvalued Firms
w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Cross Border Effects of State Health Technology Regulation
2013
w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
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
w19747 David Yermack
Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An economic appraisal
w19695 Pedro Bordalo
Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Salience Theory of Judicial Decisions
w19696 Dean Karlan
Adam Osman
Jonathan Zinman

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock
w19698 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian Kelleher Richter

Advancing the Empirical Research on Lobbying
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?
w19420 Alex Edmans
Mirko Heinle
Chong Huang

The Real Costs of Disclosure
w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do firms underinvest in long-term research? Evidence from cancer clinical trials
w19407 Alex Edmans
Vivian W. Fang
Katharina A. Lewellen

Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia
w19384 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Andreas Fuster

The Endowment Effect
w19353 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

Efficiencies Brewed: Pricing and Consolidation in the U.S. Beer Industry
w19358 Ulf Brüggemann
Aditya Kaul
Christian Leuz
Ingrid M. Werner

The Twilight Zone: OTC Regulatory Regimes and Market Quality
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
w19251 Joseph J. Gerakos
Chad Syverson

Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications
w19252 Suzanne Scotchmer
Patents in the University: Priming the Pump and Crowding Out
w19254 Richard B. Freeman
Xiaoying Li

How Does China's New Labor Contract Law Affect Floating Workers?
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
w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China
w19119 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco
w19130 Emel Filiz-Ozbay
Jonathan Guryan
Kyle Hyndman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Erkut Y. Ozbay

Do Lottery Payments Induce Savings Behavior: Evidence from the Lab
w19101 Christopher C. Afendulis
Michael E. Chernew
Daniel P. Kessler

The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality
w19102 Anna Aizer
Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.

Juvenile Incarceration, Human Capital and Future Crime: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Judges
w19106 Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico
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
w19089 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers
Mark Rogers
Vania Sena

The Importance (or not) of Patents to UK Firms
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
w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment
w19022 Guillermo Ordonez
Sustainable Shadow Banking
w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?
w18994 Jason M. Lindo
Jessamyn Schaller
Benjamin Hansen

Caution! Men Not at Work: Gender-Specific Labor Market Conditions and Child Maltreatment
w19001 Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka
Oliver D. Hart

More is Less: Why Parties May Deliberately Write Incomplete Contracts
w18975 Edward L. Glaeser
Cass R. Sunstein

Why Does Balanced News Produce Unbalanced Views?
w18910 Umit G. Gurun
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Advertising Expensive Mortgages
w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes
w18916 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective and Objective Indicators of Racial Progress
w18886 Tanja Artiga González
Markus Schmid
David Yermack

Smokescreen: How Managers Behave When They Have Something To Hide
w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime
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
w18803 Decio Coviello
Nicola Persico

An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in NYPD's Stop and Frisk Program
w18815 Aaron Chalfin
Justin McCrary

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

Nine Facts about Top Journals in Economics
2012
w18631 Petra Moser
Patent Laws and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History
w18636 Marian W. Moszoro
Pablo T. Spiller

Third-Party Opportunism and the Nature of Public Contracts
w18620 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Firm/Employee Matching: An Industry Study of American Lawyers
w18585 Marco Battaglini
Bård Harstad

Participation and Duration of Environmental Agreements
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
w18516 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Wrongful Discharge Laws and Innovation
w18452 Pierre Collin-Dufresne
Vyacheslav Fos

Do prices reveal the presence of informed trading?
w18418 Steven Shavell
A Fundamental Enforcement Cost Advantage of the Negligence Rule over Regulation
w18355 Claire S.H. Lim
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Elections and the Quality of Public Officials: Evidence from U.S. State Courts
w18364 Carolin Haeussler
Matthew J. Higgins

Explaining Preferences for Control Rights in Strategic Alliances: A Property Rights and Capabilities Perspective Approach
w18341 John Cawley
David Frisvold
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children
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
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.
w18325 Dean Karlan
Ryan Knight
Christopher Udry

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development
w18291 Lauren Cohen
Karl B. Diether
Christopher Malloy

Legislating Stock Prices
w18268 Alberto Chong
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Letter Grading Government Efficiency
w18239 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

Testing for Racial Prejudice in the Parole Board Release Process: Theory and Evidence
w18177 Daron Acemoglu
Camilo García-Jimeno
James A. Robinson

Finding Eldorado: Slavery and Long-run Development in Colombia
w18187 Chandler B. McClellan
Erdal Tekin

Stand Your Ground Laws, Homicides, and Injuries
w18139 Daniel Berkowitz
Mark Hoekstra
Koen Schoors

Does Finance Cause Growth? Evidence from the Origins of Banking in Russia
w18129 Suresh Naidu
Suffrage, Schooling, and Sorting in the Post-Bellum U.S. South
w18134 Cheng Cheng
Mark Hoekstra

Does Strengthening Self-Defense Law Deter Crime or Escalate Violence? Evidence from Castle Doctrine
w18105 Neale Mahoney
Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance
w18095 Raymond Fisman
Florian Schulz
Vikrant Vig

Private Returns to Public Office
w18018 Liran Einav
Dan Knoepfle
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Taxes and Internet Commerce
w17999 Bernhard Ganglmair
Emanuele Tarantino

Patent Disclosure in Standard Setting
w17983 Bronwyn H. Hall
Christian Helmers
Mark Rogers
Vania Sena

The Choice between Formal and Informal Intellectual Property: A Literature Review
w17979 Davide Cantoni
Noam Yuchtman

Medieval Universities, Legal Institutions, and the Commercial Revolution
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
w17940 David Yermack
Tailspotting: Identifying and profiting from CEO vacation trips
w17912 Abhijit Banerjee
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
Esther Duflo
Daniel Keniston
Nina Singh

Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training
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
w17849 Yi Qian
Brand Management and Strategies Against Counterfeits
w17904 Nikolai Roussanov
Pavel G. Savor

Status, Marriage, and Managers' Attitudes To Risk
w17883 Gharad T. Bryan
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment
w17887 Shamena Anwar
Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson

The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes
w17858 Juliano J. Assunção
Efraim Benmelech
Fernando S. S. Silva

Repossession and the Democratization of Credit
w17829 Jonathan Zinman
Eric Zitzewitz

Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?
w17804 Robert W. Fairlie
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training
w17760 Raghuram Rajan
The Corporation in Finance
w17765 Louis Kaplow
On the Optimal Burden of Proof
w17770 Jason M. DeBacker
Bradley T. Heim
Anh Tran

Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States
w17773 Bronwyn H. Hall
Dietmar Harhoff

Recent Research on the Economics of Patents
w17732 Eric Zitzewitz
Does Transparency Reduce Favoritism and Corruption? Evidence from the Reform of Figure Skating Judging
2011
w17719 Philip Bond
Alex Edmans
Itay Goldstein

The Real Effects of Financial Markets
w17696 Viral V. Acharya
Bart M. Lambrecht

A Theory of Income Smoothing When Insiders Know More Than Outsiders
w17647 Gregory Lewis
Patrick Bajari

Moral Hazard, Incentive Contracts and Risk: Evidence from Procurement
w17637 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Alcohol and Student Performance: Estimating the Effect of Legal Access
w17605 Naci H. Mocan
Bulent Unel

Skill-biased Technological Change, Earnings of Unskilled Workers, and Crime
w17606 Alex Edmans
Itay Goldstein
John Y. Zhu

Contracting With Synergies
w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms
w17569 Joseph E. Aldy
Robert Stavins

The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience
w17567 Alex Edmans
Vivian W. Fang
Emanuel Zur

The Effect of Liquidity on Governance
w17577 William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln
Prachi Mishra

The Dynamics of Firm Lobbying
w17545 Ernst Fehr
Oliver D. Hart
Christian Zehnder

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?
w17528 Rena M. Conti
Haiden A. Huskamp
Ernst R. Berndt

The Effect of FDA Advisories on Branded Pharmaceutical Firms' Valuations and Promotion Efforts
w17503 Joel Waldfogel
Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products: Evidence from Recorded Music since Napster
w17509 Miriam Schwartz-Ziv
Michael Weisbach

What do Boards Really Do? Evidence from Minutes of Board Meetings
w17475 Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

List Randomization for Sensitive Behavior: An Application for Measuring Use of Loan Proceeds
w17476 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel S. Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

The Price Effects of a Large Merger of Manufacturers: A Case Study of Maytag-Whirlpool
w17467 David Neumark
Joanne Song

Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?
w17455 Charles F. Manski
John V. Pepper

Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections
w17458 William J. Collins
Katharine L. Shester

Slum Clearance and Urban Renewal in the United States
w17436 Matthew Gentzkow
Emir Kamenica

Competition in Persuasion
w17409 Bård Harstad
The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages
w17384 Hanming Fang
Dmitry A. Shapiro
Arthur Zillante

An Experimental Study of Alternative Campaign Finance Systems: Donations, Elections and Policy Choices
w17397 Marco Faravelli
Randall Walsh

Smooth Politicians and Paternalistic Voters: A Theory of Large Elections
w17367 Alberto Galasso
Mark Schankerman
Carlos J. Serrano

Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights
w17316 Christopher Afendulis
Daniel Kessler

Vertical Integration and Optimal Reimbursement Policy
w17309 Rafael Di Tella
Juan Dubra

Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals
w17329 Naci H. Mocan
Duha Tore Altindag

Is Leisure a Normal Good? Evidence from the European Parliament
w17237 Michelle J. White
Corporate and Personal Bankruptcy Law
w17231 Nicholas Bloom
Helena Schweiger
John Van Reenen

The Land that Lean Manufacturing Forgot? Management Practices in Transition Countries
w17210 Michael Greenstone
Rema Hanna

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India
w17171 John M. de Figueiredo
Committee Jurisdiction, Congressional Behavior and Policy Outcomes
w17162 Guy David
Sara Markowitz

Side Effects of Competition: the Role of Advertising and Promotion in Pharmaceutical Markets
w17127 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Alma Cohen
Charles C.Y. Wang

Staggered Boards and the Wealth of Shareholders: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments
w17147 Eric Hilt
Jacqueline Valentine

Democratic Dividends: Stockholding, Wealth and Politics in New York, 1791-1826
w17081 John Cawley
Christopher Ruhm

The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
w17099 Ebonya L. Washington
Do Majority Black Districts Limit Blacks' Representation? The Case of the 1990 Redistricting
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?
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w17051 Suresh Naidu
Noam Yuchtman

Coercive Contract Enforcement: Law and the Labor Market in 19th Century Industrial Britain
w17012 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan
w17023 Steven D. Levitt
Thomas J. Miles

The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker
w17028 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees
w16981 Alberto F. Alesina
Eliana La Ferrara

A Test of Racial Bias in Capital Sentencing
w16949 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers
Eric Zitzewitz

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies
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
w16911 Xavier Gabaix
A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality
w16882 Joel Waldfogel
Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie? The Supply of New Recorded Music Since Napster
w16888 Shamena Anwar
Hanming Fang

Testing for the Role of Prejudice in Emergency Departments Using Bounceback Rates
w16860 Hilary Sigman
Howard F. Chang

The Effect of Allowing Pollution Offsets With Imperfect Enforcement
w16818 Aaron Edlin
Joseph Farrell

Freedom to Trade and the Competitive Process
w16773 Jin Young Lee
Gary Solon

The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates
w16776 John J. Donohue III
Benjamin Ewing
David Peloquin

Rethinking America's Illegal Drug Policy
w16756 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Forest Protection: The Transaction Costs of REDD
w16731 Harold Pollack
Peter Reuter
Eric L. Sevigny

If Drug Treatment Works So Well, Why Are So Many Drug Users in Prison?
w16735 Pablo T. Spiller
Transaction Cost Regulation
w16737 Hans B. Christensen
Luzi Hail
Christian Leuz

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement
w16739 Li Gan
Manuel A. Hernandez

Making friends with your neighbors? Agglomeration and tacit collusion in the lodging industry
w16713 William T. Allen
Han Shen

Assessing China's Top-Down Securities Markets
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
w16625 Sara Markowitz
Where There's Smoking, There's Fire: The Effects of Smoking Policies on the Incidence of Fires in the United States.
w16568 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Glenn Loury

Valuing Identity
w16551 Dongwoo Yoo
Richard H. Steckel

Property Rights and Financial Development: The Legacy of Japanese Colonial Institutions
w16513 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig

Economical Crime Control
w16493 Efraim Benmelech
Claude Berrebi
Esteban Klor

Counter-Suicide-Terrorism: Evidence from House Demolitions
w16502 Decio Coviello
Andrea Ichino
Nicola Persico

Don't Spread Yourself Too Thin: The Impact of Task Juggling on Workers' Speed of Job Completion
w16484 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Labor Laws and Innovation
w16476 Anne Morrison Piehl
Geoffrey Williams

Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines
w16433 Melissa Schettini Kearney
Peter Tufano
Jonathan Guryan
Erik Hurst

Making Savers Winners: An Overview of Prize-Linked Savings Products
w16441 Daniel W. Sacks
Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being, Income, Economic Development and Growth
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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
w16356 John M. de Figueiredo
Chang Ho Ji
Thad Kousser

Financing Direct Democracy: Revisiting the Research on Campaign Spending and Citizen Initiatives
w16277 Raquel Fernández
Does Culture Matter?
w16279 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Do Social Connections Reduce Moral Hazard? Evidence from the New York City Taxi Industry
w16266 Howard Bodenhorn
Carolyn M. Moehling
Anne Morrison Piehl

Immigration: America's nineteenth century "law and order problem"?
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
w16160 Henry S. Farber
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections
w16048 W. Bentley MacLeod
Great Expectations: Law, Employment Contracts, and Labor Market Performance
w16049 Lewis A. Kornhauser
W. Bentley MacLeod

Contracts between Legal Persons
w16031 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Itay Goldstein

Self-Fulfilling Credit Market Freezes
w16009 Isaac Ehrlich
Tetsuya Saito

Taxing Guns vs. Taxing Crime: An Application of the "Market for Offenses Model"
w15994 Duha Tore Altindag
Naci H. Mocan

Joblessness and Perceptions about the Effectiveness of Democracy
w15961 John J. Horton
David G. Rand
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Online Laboratory: Conducting Experiments in a Real Labor Market
w15964 Fernando Ferreira
Joel Waldfogel

Pop Internationalism: Has A Half Century of World Music Trade Displaced Local Culture?
w15968 Wenli Li
Michelle J. White
Ning Zhu

Did Bankruptcy Reform Cause Mortgage Default to Rise?
w15969 Dhaval Dave
Henry Saffer

The Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand
w15933 James E. Rauch
Joel Watson

Client-Based Entrepreneurship
w15912 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Alma Cohen
Charles C.Y. Wang

Learning and the Disappearing Association Between Governance and Returns
w15877 Philip J. Cook
John MacDonald

Public Safety through Private Action: An economic assessment of BIDs, locks, and citizen cooperation
w15865 Lee J. Alston
Gary D. Libecap
Bernardo Mueller

Interest Groups, Information Manipulation in the Media, and Public Policy: The Case of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil
w15874 Steven Raphael
Improving Employment Prospects for Former Prison Inmates: Challenges and Policy
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
w15828 Christopher Carpenter
Carlos Dobkin

Alcohol Regulation and Crime
w15771 Lee J. Alston
Bernardo Mueller

Property Rights, Land Conflict and Tenancy in Brazil
w15786 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

Empirical Industrial Organization: A Progress Report
w15728 Betsey Stevenson
Beyond the Classroom: Using Title IX to Measure the Return to High School Sports
w15697 Daniel Bogart
Gary Richardson

Property Rights and Parliament in Industrializing Britain
w15651 Andrei Shleifer
Efficient Regulation
w15658 Christopher S. Carpenter
Mark F. Stehr

Intended and Unintended Effects of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws
w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies
2009
w15603 Tomas J. Philipson
Eric C. Sun
Dana Goldman

The Effects of Product Liability Exemption in the Presence of the FDA
w15586 Alma Cohen
Peter Siegelman

Testing for Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets
w15598 Petra Moser
Alessandra Voena

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act
w15585 W. Kip Viscusi
Joel Huber
Jason Bell
Caroline Cecot

Discontinuous Behavioral Responses to Recycling Laws and Plastic Water Bottle Deposits
w15569 Viral V. Acharya
Yakov Amihud
Lubomir Litov

Creditor rights and corporate risk-taking
w15571 Alison F. Del Rossi
W. Kip Viscusi

The Changing Landscape of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards
w15529 Stephen Brown
William Goetzmann
Bing Liang
Christopher Schwarz

Trust and Delegation
w15535 Richard T. Boylan
Naci H. Mocan

Intended and Unintended Consequences of Prison Reform
w15537 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Michael S. Weisbach

The State of Corporate Governance Research
w15472 Wenli Li
Michelle J. White

Mortgage Default, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy
w15422 W. Kip Viscusi
Joni Hersch

Tobacco Regulation through Litigation: The Master Settlement Agreement
w15431 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Adam Samaha

Gun Control after Heller: Litigating against Regulation
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
w15354 Dave E. Marcotte
Sara Markowitz

A Cure for Crime? Psycho-Pharmaceuticals and Crime Trends
w15355 Raquel Fernández
Women's Rights and Development
w15337 Lawrence H. Goulder
Mark R. Jacobsen
Arthur A. van Benthem

Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Regulations: The Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-per-Mile Limits
w15347 Kenneth Kovash
Steven D. Levitt

Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League
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
w15304 Sharon Belenzon
Tomer Berkovitz
Patrick Bolton

Intracompany Governance and Innovation
w15220 Andrew Gelman
Nate Silver
Aaron Edlin

What is the probability your vote will make a difference?
w15246 Raj Chetty
The Simple Economics of Salience and Taxation
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
w15129 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

The organization of firms across countries
w15139 Bruce Ian Carlin
Simon Gervais
Gustavo Manso

When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?
w15100 Haitao Yin
Howard Kunreuther
Matthew White

Risk-Based Pricing and Risk-Reducing Effort: Does the Private Insurance Market Reduce Environmental Accidents?
w15045 Efraim Benmelech
Jennifer Dlugosz

The Credit Rating Crisis
w15053 John M. de Figueiredo
Integrated Political Strategy
w15061 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry
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
w14940 Nisvan Erkal
Suzanne Scotchmer

Scarcity of Ideas and R&D Options: Use it, Lose it or Bank it
w14929 Thomas Philippon
Philipp Schnabl

Efficient Recapitalization
w14885 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban M. Aucejo
Hanming Fang
Kenneth I. Spenner

Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence
w14892 Eric Hilt
Wall Street's First Corporate Governance Crisis: The Panic of 1826
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
w14825 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Preferences for Redistribution
w14798 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew Weinberg

Generating Evidence to Guide Merger Enforcement
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
w14655 Nuno Limão
Patricia Tovar

Policy Choice: Theory and Evidence from Commitment via International Trade Agreements
w14654 Patrick Bolton
Antoine Faure-Grimaud

Satisficing Contracts
w14634 Guy David
Sara Markowitz
Seth Richards

The Effects of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion on Adverse Drug Events and Regulation
2008
w14613 Oliver Hart
Bengt Holmstrom

A Theory of Firm Scope
w14604 Peter Blair Henry
Conrad Miller

Institutions vs. Policies: A Tale of Two Islands
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Bankruptcy: Past Puzzles, Recent Reforms, and the Mortgage Crisis
w14557 C. Fritz Foley
Robin Greenwood

The Evolution of Corporate Ownership After IPO: The Impact of Investor Protection
w14527 Hans Fehr
Sabine Jokisch
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Dynamic Globalization and Its Potentially Alarming Prospects for Low-Wage Workers
w14501 Ernst Fehr
Oliver D. Hart
Christian Zehnder

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence
w14508 Ernesto Dal Bó
Marko Terviö

Self-Esteem, Moral Capital, and Wrongdoing
w14464 Suzanne Scotchmer
Risk Taking and Gender in Hierarchies
w14412 Eric Hilt
Katharine E. O'Banion

The Limited Partnership in New York, 1822-1853: Partnerships without Kinship
w14393 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Estate Acts, 1600 to 1830: A New Source for British History
w14371 Mark Duggan
Randi Hjalmarsson
Brian A. Jacob

The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas
w14346 Betsey Stevenson
Divorce Law and Women's Labor Supply
w14331 Phillip Leslie
Paul Oyer

Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity
w14279 Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli

"Might Not Be a Tomorrow": A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime
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?
w14283 Howard Bodenhorn
Criminal Sentencing in Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania
w14152 Pablo T. Spiller
An Institutional Theory of Public Contracts: Regulatory Implications
w14220 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Happiness Inequality in the United States
w14179 Michelle J. White
Ning Zhu

Saving Your Home in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
w14183 Yeon-Koo Che
Kathryn E. Spier

Strategic Judgment Proofing
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
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Law and Economics
w14140 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate

Superstar CEOs
w14147 Sheila M. Olmstead
Robert N. Stavins

Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water Conservation
w14115 Claudia M. Landeo
Kathryn E. Spier

Naked Exclusion: An Experimental Study of Contracts with Externalities
w14107 Dan Bogart
Gary Richardson

Making Property Productive: Reorganizing Rights to Real and Equitable Estates in Britain, 1660 to 1830
w14074 C. Fritz Foley
Welfare Payments and Crime
w14059 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai K. Bergman

Liquidation Values and the Credibility of Financial Contract Renegotiation: Evidence from U.S. Airlines
w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking
w14041 Patricia M. Danzon
Andrew J. Epstein

Effects of Regulation on Drug Launch and Pricing in Interdependent Markets
w14045 James E. Anderson
Does Trade Foster Contract Enforcement?
w13989 Forest L. Reinhardt
Robert N. Stavins
Richard H. K. Vietor

Corporate Social Responsibility Through an Economic Lens
w13960 Surajeet Chakravarty
W. Bentley MacLeod

Contracting in the Shadow of the Law
w13961 Armin Falk
David Huffman
W. Bentley MacLeod

Institutions and Contract Enforcement
w13968 Edward Miguel
Sebastián M. Saiegh
Shanker Satyanath

National Cultures and Soccer Violence
w13895 Edward J. Kane
Regulation and Supervision: An Ethical Perspective
w13856 Anthony Niblett
Richard Posner
Andrei Shleifer

The Evolution of a Legal Rule
w13859 Orley Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken

The Effect of Mergers on Consumer Prices: Evidence from Five Selected Case Studies
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
w13822 Sumit Agarwal
John C. Driscoll
Xavier Gabaix
David Laibson

Learning in the Credit Card Market
w13781 Philip J. Cook
Assessing Urban Crime And Its Control: An Overview
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
w13733 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Federal Institutions and the Democratic Transition: Learning from South Africa
w13752 Alma Cohen
Asymmetric Learning in Repeated Contracting: An Empirical Study
w13718 Gordon Dahl
Stefano DellaVigna

Does Movie Violence Increase Violent Crime?
w13727 Uri Gneezy
Kenneth L. Leonard
John A. List

Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence from a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society
2007
w13700 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia
Dmitri Romanov

Do Financial Incentives Affect Fertility?
w13701 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Martijn Cremers
Urs Peyer

CEO Centrality
w13702 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Zvika Neeman

Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics
w13687 Edward L. Glaeser
Cass R. Sunstein

Extremism and Social Learning
w13599 W. Kip Viscusi
Joni Hersch

The Mortality Cost to Smokers
w13561 Tomas J. Philipson
Eric Sun

Is the Food and Drug Administration Safe and Effective?
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
w13562 Aaron Edlin
Andrew Gelman
Noah Kaplan

Voting as a Rational Choice: Why and How People Vote to Improve the Well-Being of Others
w13540 Oliver Hart
Hold-up, Asset Ownership, and Reference Points
w13480 Edward P. Lazear
Paul Oyer

Personnel Economics
w13481 Oliver D. Hart
Reference Points and the Theory of the Firm
w13459 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian S. Silverman

How Does the Government (Want to) Fund Science? Politics, Lobbying and Academic Earmarks
w13458 Michael Greenstone
Is the "Surge" Working? Some New Facts
w13330 Raj Chetty
Adam Looney
Kory Kroft

Salience and Taxation: Theory and Evidence
w13321 Pablo T. Spiller
Rafael Gely

Strategic Judicial Decision Making
w13291 Joseph J. Doyle
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Child Protection and Adult Crime: Using Investigator Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects of Foster Care
w13265 Michelle J. White
Bankruptcy Reform and Credit Cards
w13267 Oren Bar-Gill
Lucian A. Bebchuk

Consent and Exchange
w13256 Jerry Thursby
Anne Fuller
Marie Thursby

US Faculty Patenting: Inside and Outside the University
w13253 Ricard Gil
Pablo T. Spiller

The Organizational Implications of Creativity: The US Film Industry in Mid-XXth Century
w13257 Jeffrey A. Miron
Elina Tetelbaum

Does the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Save Lives?
w13230 Christine Jolls
Employment Law and the Labor Market
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
w13206 Joseph Price
Justin Wolfers

Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees
w13141 Carl Shapiro
Patent Reform: Aligning Reward and Contribution
w13142 Robert A. Pollak
Bargaining Around the Hearth
w13109 Timothy Guinnane
Ron Harris
Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal

Putting the Corporation in its Place
w13093 Eric Hilt
When did Ownership Separate from Control? Corporate Governance in the Early Nineteenth Century
w13067 William Adams
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin

Liquidity Constraints and Imperfect Information in Subprime Lending
w12944 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces
w12952 Yael V. Hochberg
Paola Sapienza
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

A Lobbying Approach to Evaluating the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
w12932 Patrick Bayer
Randi Hjalmarsson
David Pozen

Building Criminal Capital behind Bars: Peer Effects in Juvenile Corrections
w12913 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Overruling and the Instability of Law
w12902 Dennis W. Carlton
Randal C. Picker

Antitrust and Regulation
w12867 Louis Kaplow
Carl Shapiro

Antitrust
w12875 Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach

Transparency and Corporate Governance
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
w12831 Alberto Abadie
Alexis Diamond
Jens Hainmueller

Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California's Tobacco Control Program
w12818 Raymond Fisman
Peter Moustakerski
Shang-Jin Wei

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade
w12821 Howard C. Kunreuther
Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Climate Change, Insurability of Large-scale Disasters and the Emerging Liability Challenge
2006
w12798 Michael S. Weisbach
Optimal Executive Compensation vs. Managerial Power: A Review of Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried's "Pay without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation"
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
w12807 Simeon Djankov
Oliver Hart
Caralee McLiesh
Andrei Shleifer

Debt Enforcement Around the World
w12811 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Yaniv Grinstein
Urs Peyer

Lucky Directors
w12771 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Yaniv Grinstein
Urs Peyer

Lucky CEOs
w12776 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Mandatory Versus Voluntary Disclosure of Product Risks
w12702 Alvin E. Roth
Repugnance as a Constraint on Markets
w12706 Oliver Hart
John Moore

Contracts as Reference Points
w12676 Joseph H. Golec
John A. Vernon

European Pharmaceutical Price Regulation, Firm Profitability, and R&D Spending
w12679 Nicola Gennaioli
Andrei Shleifer

Judicial Fact Discretion
w12604 Christopher R. Knittel
Victor Stango

Strategic Incompatibility in ATM Markets
w12622 Charles Calomiris
Thanavut Pornrojnangkool

Relationship Banking and the Pricing of Financial Services
w12607 Theodore J. Joyce
Further Tests of Abortion and Crime: A Response to Donohue and Levitt (2001,2004, 2006)
w12625 Ram Singh
On the Existence and Efficiency of Equilibria Under Liability Rules
w12578 Darius Lakdawalla
Eric Talley

Optimal Liability for Terrorism
w12582 W. Kip Viscusi
Richard J. Zeckhauser

National Survey Evidence on Disasters and Relief: Risk Beliefs, Self-Interest, and Compassion
w12519 Steven D. Levitt
Joseph J. Doyle

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury
w12490 Jennifer Hunt
How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down
w12478 Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

First Do No Harm?: Tort Reform and Birth Outcomes
w12409 Jens Ludwig
Jeffrey R. Kling

Is Crime Contagious?
w12410 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Church vs the Mall: What Happens When Religion Faces Increased Secular Competition?
w12375 Alberto Alesina
Paola Giuliano

Divorce, Fertility and the Shot Gun Marriage
w12348 W. Kip Viscusi
Patricia Born

The Catastrophic Effects of Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets
w12339 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Control of Externalities in the Presence of Income Taxation
w12312 Raymond Fisman
Edward Miguel

Cultures of Corruption: Evidence From Diplomatic Parking Tickets
w12294 W. Kip Viscusi
Rational Discounting for Regulatory Analysis
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
w12239 Louis Kaplow
Discounting Dollars, Discounting Lives: Intergenerational Distributive Justice and Efficiency
w12209 Pablo T. Spiller
Sanny Liao

Buy, Lobby or Sue: Interest Groups' Participation in Policy Making - A Selective Survey
w12132 Tomas J. Philipson
Richard A. Posner

Antitrust in the Not-For-Profit Sector
w12148 Stephen M. Maurer
Suzanne Scotchmer

Open Source Software: The New Intellectual Property Paradigm
w12128 Edward Glaeser
Giacomo Ponzetto
Andrei Shleifer

Why Does Democracy Need Education?
w12157 Paul Oyer
The Macro-Foundations of Microeconomics: Initial Labor Market Conditions and Long-Term Outcomes for Economists
w12093 Raghuram G. Rajan
Competitive Rent Preservation, Reform Paralysis, and the Persistence of Underdevelopment
w12061 Louis Kaplow
Taxation
w12086 Patricia Born
W. Kip Viscusi
Tom Baker

The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses
w12035 Michael D. Bordo
Peter L. Rousseau

Legal-Political Factors and the Historical Evolution of the Finance-Growth Link
w12010 Rafael Rob
Joel Waldfogel

Piracy on the Silver Screen
w11982 John J. Donohue III
Justin Wolfers

Uses and Abuses of Empirical Evidence in the Death Penalty Debate
w11987 John J. Donohue
Steven D. Levitt

Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005)
w11989 Justin Wolfers
Diagnosing Discrimination: Stock Returns and CEO Gender
w11992 Sergio Godoy
Joseph Stiglitz

Growth, Initial Conditions, Law and Speed of Privatization in Transition Countries: 11 Years Later
w11965 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Parag Pathak
Alvin E. Roth
Tayfun Sonmez

Changing the Boston School Choice Mechanism
w11935 W. Kip Viscusi
Joel Huber

Hyperbolic Discounting of Public Goods
w11916 Orley Ashenfelter
Measuring the Value of a Statistical Life: Problems and Prospects
2005
w11863 W. Kip Viscusi
Richard Zeckhauser

The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend
w11883 Simeon Djankov
Rafael LaPorta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing
w11817 Paul Oyer
Salary or Benefits?
w11780 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
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Liability for Accidents
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Paternalism and Psychology
w11793 David G. Blanchflower
Jon Wainwright

An Analysis of the Impact of Affirmative Action Programs on Self-Employment in the Construction Industry
w11737 Philip J. Cook
Jens Ludwig
Sudhir Venkatesh
Anthony A. Braga

Underground Gun Markets
w11738 Christine Jolls
Cass R. Sunstein

Debiasing through Law
w11727 David S. Evans
Albert L. Nichols
Richard Schmalensee

U.S. v. Microsoft: Did Consumers Win?
w11659 Thomas J. Kniesner
W. Kip Viscusi
Christopher Woock
James P. Ziliak

How Unobservable Productivity Biases the Value of a Statistical Life
w11667 Howard F. Chang
Hilary Sigman

The Effect of Joint and Several Liability Under Superfund on Brownfields
w11631 John J. Donohue III
The Law and Economics of Antidiscrimination Law
w11591 Steven D. Levitt
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up
w11595 Jennifer Hunt
Why Are Some Public Officials more Corrupt Than Others?
w11532 Yooki Park
Suzanne Scotchmer

Digital Rights Management and the Pricing of Digital Products
w11536 Michelle J. White
Economic Analysis of Corporate and Personal Bankruptcy Law
w11502 Ross Levine
Law, Endowments, and Property Rights
w11478 Michael Greenstone
Paul Oyer
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, and the 1964 Securities Acts Amendments
w11317 Matias Iaryczower
Pablo Spiller
Mariano Tommasi

Judicial Lobbying: The Politics of Labor Law Constitutional Interpretation
w11318 Roland G. Fryer
Paul S. Heaton
Steven D. Levitt
Kevin M. Murphy

Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine
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
w11213 Suzanne Scotchmer
Affirmative Action in Hierarchies
w11108 Nada Wasi
Michelle J. White

Property Tax Limitations and Mobility: The Lock-in Effect of California's Proposition 13
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Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools
w11078 Simeon Djankov
Caralee McLiesh
Andrei Shleifer

Private Credit in 129 Countries
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
w10946 Robert Bornholz
James J. Heckman

Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation
w10947 Nicola Persico
Petra Todd

Using Hit Rate Tests to Test for Racial Bias in Law Enforcement: Vehicle Searches in Wichita
w10874 Rafael Rob
Joel Waldfogel

Piracy on the High C's: Music Downloading, Sales Displacement, and Social Welfare in a Sample of College Students
w10859 Alberto Abadie
Poverty, Political Freedom, and the Roots of Terrorism
w10825 Daniel P. Kessler
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Empirical Study of the Civil Justice System
w10821 Edward L. Glaeser
Raven Saks

Corruption in America
w10791 Matthew Gentzkow
Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered
w10795 Orley Ashenfelter
Kathryn Graddy

Anatomy of the Rise and Fall of a Price-Fixing Conspiracy: Auctions at Sotheby's and Christie's
w10775 Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin

Corruption and Reform: An Introduction
w10754 Steven Shavell
The Appeals Process and Adjudicator Incentives
w10760 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Optimal Fines and Auditing When Wealth is Costly to Observe
w10761 A. Mitchell Polinsky
The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment When Wealth is Unobservable
w10740 Christine Jolls
J.J. Prescott

Disaggregating Employment Protection: The Case of Disability Discrimination
w10742 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried

Stealth Compensation Via Retirement Benefits
w10708 Christine Jolls
The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in the Enforcement of the Employment Laws
w10709 Katherine Baicker
Amitabh Chandra

The Effect of Malpractice Liability on the Delivery of Health Care
w10587 Lucian Bebchuk
Alma Cohen

The Costs of Entrenched Boards
w10588 John M. de Figueiredo
The Timing, Intensity, and Composition of Interest Group Lobbying: An Analysis of Structural Policy Windows in the States
w10589 Raquel Fernandez
Alessandra Fogli
Claudia Olivetti

Preference Formation and the Rise of Women's Labor Force Participation: Evidence from WWII
w10546 Stephen M. Maurer
Suzanne Scotchmer

Profit Neutrality in Licensing: The Boundary between Antitrust Law and Patent Law
w10553 John M. de Figueiredo
James J. Kim

When Do Firms Hire Lobbyists? The Organization of Lobbying at the Federal Communications Commission
w10528 Christine Jolls
Identifying the Effects of the Americans with Disabilities Act Using State-Law Variation: Preliminary Evidence on Educational Participation Effects
w10499 David G. Blanchflower
Andrew J. Oswald

Money, Sex, and Happiness: An Empirical Study
w10490 Louis Kaplow
On the (Ir)Relevence of Distribution and Labor Supply Distortion of Government Policy
w10460 Naci Mocan
What Determines Corruption? International Evidence from Micro Data
w10401 Orley Ashenfelter
Michael Greenstone

Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life: The Importance of Omitted Variables and Publication Bias
w10341 Steven Shavell
Minimum Asset Requirements and Compulsory Liability Insurance As Solutions to the Judgment-Proof Problem
w10346 B. Zorina Khan
Technological Innovations and Endogenous Changes in U.S. Legal Institutions, 1790-1920
w10350 Rachel M. Hayes
Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Co-Worker Complemetarity and the Stability of Top Management Teams
w10312 Edward L. Glaeser
Eric A. Hanushek
John M. Quigley

Opportunities, Race, and Urban Location: The Influence of John Kain
w10308 Michelle J. White
Asbestos and the Future of Mass Torts
w10266 Thomas J. Kniesner
James P. Ziliak
W. Kip Viscusi

Life-Cycle Consumption and the Age-Adjusted Value of Life
w10269 Andrei Shleifer
Does Competition Destroy Ethical Behavior?
w10271 B. Zorina Khan
Does Copyright Piracy Pay? The Effects of U.S. International Copyright Laws on the Market for Books, 1790-1920
w10221 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Compensating Employees Below the Executive Ranks: A Comparison of Options, Restricted Stock, and Cash
w10222 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Why Do Some Firms Give Stock Options to All Employees?: An Empirical Examination of Alternative Theories
w10199 Joseph E. Aldy
W. Kip Viscusi

Age Variations in Workers' Value of Statistical Life
w10203 Edward L. Glaeser
Psychology and the Market
2003
w10190 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Why Firms Adopt Antitakeover Arrangements
w10175 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress
w10162 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Remedies for Price Overcharges: The Deadweight Loss of Coupons and Discounts
w10126 Thorsten Beck
Ross Levine

Legal Institutions and Financial Development
w10129 James Heckman
Carmen Pages

Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean
w10094 Steven Shavell
On the Writing and the Interpretation of Contracts
w10037 Daron Acemoglu
The Form of Property Rights: Oligarchic vs. Democratic Societies
w10014 Justin Wolfers
Did Unilateral Divorce Laws Raise Divorce Rates? A Reconciliation and New Results
w10005 Louis Kaplow
Concavity of Utility, Concavity of Welfare, and Redistribution of Income
w9938 Roland G. Fryer
Steven D. Levitt

The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names
w9942 Joel Waldfogel
Lu Chen

Does Information Undermine Brand? Information Intermediary Use and Preference for Branded Web Retailers
w9882 Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

What Works in Securities Law?
w9842 Louis Kaplow
Public Goods and the Distribution of Income
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
w9756 Simeon Djankov
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer
Juan Botero

The Regulation of Labor
w9733 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew E. Kahn

Sprawl and Urban Growth
w9694 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Accident Law
w9695 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Property Law
w9696 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Contract Law
w9697 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Litigation and the Legal Process
w9698 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Public Law Enforcement and Criminal Law
w9699 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of the General Structure of the Law
w9700 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Welfare Economics, Morality and the Law
w9622 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Fairness Versus Welfare: Notes on the Pareto Principle, Preferences, and Distributive Justice
w9596 Louis Kaplow
Transition Policy: A Conceptual Framework
w9602 Alma Cohen
Rajeev Dehejia

The Effect of Automobile Insurance and Accident Liability Laws in Traffic Fatalities
w9603 Jeffrey A. Groen
Michelle J. White

In-State versus Out-of State Students: The Divergence of Interest between Public Universities and State Governments
w9608 Simeon Djankov
Edward L. Glaeser
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silane
Andrei Shleifer

The New Comparative Economics
w9540 Dana P. Goldman
Neeraj Sood
Arleen Leibowitz

The Reallocation of Compensation in Response to Health Insurance Premium Increases
w9532 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce
w9483 Steven Shavell
Economic Analysis of Accident Law
w9487 W. Kip Viscusi
Joseph E. Aldy

The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates throughout the World
w9493 Andrei Shleifer
Will the Sovereign Debt Market Survive?
w9449 Steven D. Levitt
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link"
w9409 Stephen Ansolabehere
John M. de Figueiredo
James M. Snyder

Why Is There So Little Money in Politics?
w9413 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating
w9414 Brian A. Jacob
Steven D. Levitt

Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory
w9422 Steven D. Levitt
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League
w9425 David H. Autor
John J. Donohue III
Stewart J. Schwab

The Costs of Wrongful-Discharge Laws
2002
w9362 Michelle J. White
Explaining the Flood of Asbestos Litigation: Consolidation, Bifurcation, and Bouquet Trials
w9379 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Law and Finance: why Does Legal Origin Matter?
w9380 Lucian Bebchuk
Alma Cohen
Allen Ferrell

Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law?
w9335 Steven Shavell
Minimum Asset Requirements
w9336 Ian Ayres
John J. Donohue III

Shooting Down the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis
w9340 Wei Fan
Michelle J. White

Personal Bankruptcy and the Level of Entrepreneurial Activity
w9342 Louis Kaplow
Why Measure Inequality?
w9302 Michelle J. White
The "Arms Race" on American Roads: The Effect of Heavy Vehicles on Traffic Safety and the Failure of Liability Rules
w9282 Karla Hoff
Joseph E. Stiglitz

After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the Emergence of the Rule of Law in Post-Communist Societies
w9150 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Injustice of Inequality
w9153 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce I. Sacerdote
Jose A. Scheinkman

The Social Multiplier
w9156 Oren Bar-Gill
Michal Barzuza
Lucian Bebchuk

The Market for Corporate Law
w9171 Edward L. Glaeser
The Political Economy of Hatred
w9114 Suzanne Scotchmer
The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Treaties
w9107 Lucian Bebchuk
Alma Cohen

Firms' Decisions Where to Incorporate
w9089 Thorsten Beck
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
Ross Levine

Law, Endowment, and Finance
w9078 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
The Case Against Board Veto in Corporate Takeovers
w9064 John M. de Figueiredo
Brian S. Silverman

Academic Earmarks and the Returns to Lobbying
w9068 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried
David I. Walker

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation
w9010 Jeremy Berkowitz
Michelle J. White

Bankruptcy and Small Firms' Access to Credit
w8997 Orley Ashenfelter
Kathryn Graddy

Art Auctions: A Survey of Empirical Studies
w8981 John M. de Figueiredo
Rui J.P. de Figueiredo

The Allocation of Resources by Interest Groups: Lobbying, Litigation and Administrative Regulation
w8989 Henry Hansmann
Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan

Ownership Form and Trapped Capital in the Hospital Industry
w8974 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
John C. Coates IV
Guhan Subramanian

The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Theory, Evidence and Policy
w8921 Edward L. Glaeser
The Governance of Not-For-Profit Firms
w8873 Caroline M. Hoxby
School Choice and School Productivity (or Could School Choice be a Tide that Lifts All Boats?)
w8855 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Cost of Accountability
w8749 Robert Moffitt
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
w8703 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Assaf Hamdani

Optimal Defaults for Corporate Law Evolution
2001
w8688 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Moral Rules and the Moral Sentiments: Toward a Theory of an Optimal Moral System
w8696 Edward L. Glaeser
Jesse M. Shapiro

Cities and Warfare: The Impact of Terrorism on Urban Form
w8650 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

The Rise of the Regulatory State
w8661 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried
David I. Walker

Executive Compensation in America: Optimal Contracting or Extraction of Rents?
w8613 Edward L. Glaeser
Public Ownership in the American City
w8633 Lucian Bebchuk
Oliver Hart

Takeover bids vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control
w8638 Avner Bar-Ilan
Bruce Sacerdote

The Response to Fines and Probability of Detection in a Series of Experiments
w8479 Eric A. Hanushek
John F. Kain
Steven G. Rivkin

Disruption versus Tiebout Improvement: The Costs and Benefits of Switching Schools
w8489 Ilyana Kuziemko
Steven D. Levitt

An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders
w8377 Raquel Fernandez
Education, Segregation and Marital Sorting: Theory and an Application to UK Data
w8388 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Ex Ante Costs of Violating Absolute Priority in Bankruptcy
w8272 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

Legal Origins
w8276 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried

A New Approach to Valuing Secured Claims in Bankruptcy
w8235 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Omri Ben-Shahar

Pre-Contractual Reliance
w8252 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Electoral Acceleration: The Effect of Minority Population on Minority Voter Turnout
w8148 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Allen Ferrell

A New Approach to Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition
w8184 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrei Shleifer

A Case for Quantity Regulation
w8117 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew E. Kahn

Decentralized Employment and the Transformation of the American City
w8080 Bruce Sacerdote
Edward L. Glaeser

Education and Religion
w8089 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
David I. Walker

The Overlooked Corporate Finance Problems of a Microsoft Breakup
2000
w8034 Edward L. Glaeser
Bruce Sacerdote

The Social Consequences of Housing
w8004 John Donohue
Steven Levitt

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
w7944 Lisa George
Joel Waldfogel

Who Benefits Whom in Daily Newspaper Markets?
w7798 Mark Duggan
Steven D. Levitt

Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling
w7232 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Allen Ferrell

Federalism and Takeover Law: The Race to Protect Managers from Takeovers
w7726 John M. de Figueiredo
Emerson H. Tiller

The Structure and Conduct of Corporate Lobbying: How Firms Lobby the Federal Communications Commission
w7728 Edward L. Glaeser
David Laibson
Bruce Sacerdote

The Economic Approach to Social Capital
w6509 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Howard F. Chang

The Effect of Offer-of-Settlement Rules on the Terms of Settlement
w6919 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Christine Jolls

Managerial Value Diversion and Shareholder Wealth
w7614 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Using Options to Divide Value in Corporate Bankruptcy
w7533 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

How Liability Law Affects Medical Productivity
w7537 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

Medical Liability, Managed Care, and Defensive Medicine
w7469 Bruce Sacerdote
Peer Effects with Random Assignment: Results for Dartmouth Roommates
w7475 Randall S. Kroszner
Thomas Stratmann

Does Political Ambiguity Pay? Corporate Campaign Contributions and the Rewards to Legislator Reputation
1999
w7454 Daniel P. Kessler
Lawrence Katz

Prevailing Wage Laws and Construction Labor Markets
w7391 Joel Waldfogel
Preference Externalities: An Empirical Study of Who Benefits Whom in Differentiated Product Markets
w7319 Randall S. Kroszner
Philip E. Strahan

Bankers on Boards: Monitoring, Conflicts of Interest, and Lender Liability
w7203 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
A Rent-Protection Theory of Corporate Ownership and Control
w7210 Steven D. Levitt
Jack Porter

Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness
w7106 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Steven Shavell

Reconsidering Contractual Liability and the Incentive to Reveal Information
w7121 John F. Helliwell
Robert D. Putnam

Education and Social Capital
w7080 Steven T. Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Mergers, Station Entry, and Programming Variety in Radio Broadcasting
w7086 Mark Schankerman
Suzanne Scotchmer

Damages and Injunctions in the Protection of Proprietary Research Tools
w6993 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Economic Theory of Public Enforcement of Law
w7051 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Any Non-Individualistic Social Welfare Function Violates the Pareto Principle
w6934 Aaron S. Edlin
Per-Mile Premiums for Auto Insurance
w6938 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Marcel Kahan

The 'Lemons Effect' in Corporate Freeze-Outs
w6944 Steven D. Levitt
Jack Porter

Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics
w6945 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Corruption and Optimal Law Enforcement
w6954 Rajeev Dehejia
Program Evaluation as a Decision Problem
w6956 Steven Shavell
Tanguy van Ypersele

Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights
w6960 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Economic Analysis of Law
1998
w6784 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime
w6592 Steven D. Levitt
Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh

An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances
w6602 Edward L. Glaeser
Daniel P. Kessler
Anne Morrison Piehl

What Do Prosecutors Maximize? An Analysis of Drug Offenders and Concurrent Jurisdiction
w6472 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse Fried

The Uneasy Case for the Priority of Secured Claims in Bankruptcy: Further Thoughts and a Reply to Critics
w6473 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Chapter 11
w6474 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Negative Expected Value Suits
w6484 Daniel Kessler
Steven D. Levitt

Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation
w6488 Jeffrey Milyo
Joel Waldfogel

The Effect of Price Advertising and Prices: Evidence in the Wake of 44 Liquormart
w6409 Joel Waldfogel
Reconciling Asymmetric Information and Divergent Expectations Theories of Litigation
w6346 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark McClellan

The Effects of Malpractice Pressure and Liability Reforms on Physicians' Perceptions of Medical Care
w6361 Jose Meade
Joel Waldfogel

Do Sentencing Guidelines Raise the Cost of Punishment?
1997
w6297 Jean O. Lanjouw
Mark Schankerman

Stylized Facts of Patent Litigation: Value, Scope and Ownership
w6259 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

On the Disutility and Discounting of Imprisonment and the Theory of Deterrence
w6261 Daniel P. Kessler
Anne Morrison Piehl

The Role of Discretion in the Criminal Justice System
w6274 Raghuram G. Rajan
Luigi Zingales

Power in a Theory of the Firm
w6191 Steven D. Levitt
Juvenile Crime and Punishment
w6086 Aaron S. Edlin
Benjamin E. Hermalin

Contract Renegotiation in Agency Problems
w6057 Steven T. Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Public Radio in the United States: Does It Correct Market Failure or Cannibalize Commercial Stations?
w5916 Orley Ashenfelter
David Ashmore
Randall Filer

Contract Form and Procurement Costs: The Impact of Compulsory Multiple Contractor Laws in Construction
1996
w5649 Theodore Eisenberg
Henry S. Farber

The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution
w5584 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Luigi Zingales

Corporate Ownership Structures: Private versus Social Optimality
w5528 Steven Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Radio Broadcasting
w5461 Steven Shavell
Kathryn Spier

Threats without Binding Commitment
w5466 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark McClellan

Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?
1995
w5007 Aaron S. Edlin
Stefan Reichelstein

Holdups, Standard Breach Remedies, and Optimal Investment
w4989 Thomas J. Campbell
Daniel P. Kessler
George B. Shepherd

The Causes and Effects of Liability Reform: Some Empirical Evidence
1994
w4915 Aaron S. Edlin
Cadillac Contracts and Up-Front Payments: Efficient Investment Under Expectation Damages
w4910 Richard B. Freeman
Crime and the Job Market
w4868 Louis Kaplow
A Note on Subsidizing Gifts
w4835 Jean Olson Lanjouw
Economic Consequences of a Changing Litigation Environment: The Case of Patents
w4788 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Efficient and Inefficient Sales of Corporate Control
w4731 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Howard F. Chang

An Analysis of Fee-Shifting Based on the Margin of Victory: On FrivolousSuits, Meritorious Suits and the Role of Rule 11
1993
w4586 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Should Liability be Based on the Harm to the Victim or the Gain to the Injurer?
w4551 Daniel Nagin
Joel Waldfogel

The Effect of Convicton on Income Through the Life Cycle
w4507 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Optimal Awards and Penalties when the Probability of Prevailing Varies Among Plaintiffs
w4508 Joel Waldfogel
The Selection Hypothesis and the Relationship between Trial and Plaintiff Victory
w4457 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

The Efficiency of the Legal System versus the Income Tax in Redistributing Income
w4287 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Accuracy in the Assessment of Damages
w4290 Louis Kaplow
Optimal Insurance Contracts When Establishing The Amount of Losses is Costly
w4263 Louis Kaplow
Shifting Plaintiffs' Fees versus Increasing Damage Awards
1992
w4196 Patric H. Hendershott
Jesse M. Abraham

Patterns and Determinants of Metropolitan House Prices, 1977-91
w4203 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Accuracy in the Determination of Liability
w4176 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Optimal Cleanup and Liability After Environmentally Harmful Discharges
w4078 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Louis Kaplow

Optimal Sanctions When the Probability of Apprehension Varies Among Individuals
w4079 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Louis Kaplow

Optimal Sanctions When Individuals are Imperfectly Informed About the Probability of Apprehension
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
w3822 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Optimal Law Enforcement with Self-Reporting of Behavior
w3739 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Model of Optimal Fines for Repeat Offenders
w3696 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Steven Shavell

Information and the Scope of Liability for Breach of Contract: The Rule of Hadley V. Baxendale
w3634 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Yeon-Koo Che

Decoupling Liability: Optimal Incentives for Care and Litigation
1990
w3560 Steven Shavell
Individual Precautions to Prevent Theft: Private Versus Socially OptimalBehavior
w3232 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

A Note on Optimal Fines When Wealth Varies Among Individuals
1989
w3061 Steven Shavell
A Note on Optimal Deterrence When Individuals Choose Among Harmful Acts
w3062 Steven Shavell
Specific Versus General Enforcement of Law
w3005 Louis Kaplow
Steven Shavell

Legal Advice about Acts Already Commited
1987
w2174 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Optimal Liability when the Injurer's Information about the Victim's Loss is Imperfect
1986
w2114 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

A Note on Optimal Public Enforcement with Settlements and Litigation Costs
w1834 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

The Welfare Implications of Costly Litigation in the Theory of Liability
1983
w1218 Steven Shavell
Liability for Harm Versus Regulation of Safety
w1219 Steven Shavell
Uncertainty Over Causation and the Determination of Civil Liability
w1220 Steven Shavell
A Model of the Socially Optimal Use of Liability and Regulation
1982
w0932 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Optimal Use of Fines and Imprisonment
w0937 A. Mitchell Polinsky
William P. Rogerson

Products Liability, Consumer Misperceptions, and Market Power
w0939 Steven Shavell
Torts in Which Victim and Injurer Act Sequentially
1981
w0741 Steven Shavell
The Social versus the Private Incentive to Bring Suit in a Costly Legal System
w0742 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

Pigouvian Taxation with Administrative Costs
w0746 Charles E. McLure
Jr.

Tax Exporting and the Commerce Clause: Reflections on Commonwealth Edison
w0727 Steven Shavell
On the Design of Contracts and Remedies for Breach
w0714 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Risk Sharing through Breach of Contract Remedies
w0662 Steven Shavell
Suit and Settlement vs. Trial: A Theoretical Analysis under Alternative Methods for the Allocation of Legal Costs
r0136 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Steven Shavell

The Optimal Tradeoff Between the Probability and Magnitude of Fines
1980
r0084 Steven Shavell
Strict Liability Versus Negligence
w0463 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Resolving Nuisance Disputes: The Simple Economics of Injunctive and Damage Remedies
w0420 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Strict Liability versus Negligence in a Market Setting
1979
w0338 A. Mitchell Polinsky
Private versus Public Enforcement of Fines
1978
w0286 A. Mitchell Polinsky
On the Choice Between Property Rules and Liability Rules
w0263 William M. Landes
Richard A. Posner

Adjudication as a Private Good
w0227 William M. Landes
Richard A. Posner

Salvors, Finders, Good Samaritans and Other Rescuers: An Economic Study of Law and Altruism
1977
w0217 William M. Landes
Richard A. Posner

Altruism in Law and Economics
w0210 William M. Landes
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