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1969 - 2022

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Volume 61, issue 4, 2018

Can Lax Corporate Law Increase Shareholder Value? Evidence from Nevada pp. 555 - 605 Downloads
Ofer Eldar
Borrowers' Distress and Debt Relief: Evidence from a Natural Experiment pp. 607 - 635 Downloads
Saptarshi Mukherjee, Krishnamurthy Subramanian and Prasanna Tantri
Third-Party Litigation Funding with Informative Signals: Equilibrium Characterization and the Effects of Admissibility pp. 637 - 675 Downloads
Ronen Avraham and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Shareholder Protection and the Cost of Capital pp. 677 - 710 Downloads
Joel F. Houston, Chen Lin and Wensi Xie
Bounded Rationality and the Choice of Jury Selection Procedures pp. 711 - 738 Downloads
Martin Van der Linden
Enforcement Spillovers: Lessons from Strategic Interactions in Regulation and Product Markets pp. 739 - 769 Downloads
Mary Evans, Scott M. Gilpatric and Jay Shimshack

Volume 61, issue 3, 2018

The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on Labor Market Outcomes pp. 361 - 396 Downloads
Joseph J. Sabia and Thanh Tam Nguyen
The Regulation of Language pp. 397 - 425 Downloads
Yehonatan Givati
Takings of Land by Self-Interested Governments: Economic Analysis of Eminent Domain pp. 427 - 459 Downloads
Hans-Bernd Schäfer and Ram Singh
The Impact of Medical Cannabis Legalization on Prescription Medication Use and Costs under Medicare Part D pp. 461 - 487 Downloads
Ashley C. Bradford and W. David Bradford
Child-Access-Prevention Laws, Youths' Gun Carrying, and School Shootings pp. 489 - 524 Downloads
D. Mark Anderson and Joseph J. Sabia
How to Protect Entitlements: An Experiment pp. 525 - 553 Downloads
Oren Bar-Gill and Christoph Engel

Volume 61, issue 2, 2018

Race, Gender, and Juries: Evidence from North Carolina pp. 189 - 214 Downloads
Francis X. Flanagan
Vertical Most-Favored-Nation Restraints and Credit Card No-Surcharge Rules pp. 215 - 251 Downloads
Dennis Carlton and Ralph Winter
Plague, Politics, and Pogroms: The Black Death, the Rule of Law, and the Persecution of Jews in the Holy Roman Empire pp. 253 - 277 Downloads
Theresa Finley and Mark Koyama
Health Insurance Expansions and Providers' Behavior: Evidence from Substance-Use- Disorder Treatment Providers pp. 279 - 310 Downloads
Johanna Maclean, Ioana Popovici and Elisheva R. Stern
The People's Perspective on Libertarian-Paternalistic Policies pp. 311 - 333 Downloads
Ayala Arad and Ariel Rubinstein
Property Rights Restrictions and Housing Prices pp. 335 - 360 Downloads
Kwan Ok Lee and Joseph Ooi

Volume 61, issue 1, 2018

Once Bitten, Twice Shy? The Lasting Impact of Enforcement on Tax Compliance pp. 1 - 35 Downloads
Jason DeBacker, Bradley Heim, Anh Tran and Alexander Yuskavage
The Role of Courts in Technology Policy pp. 37 - 61 Downloads
Sepehr Shahshahani
Does Voluntary Self-Regulation Provide Regulatory Relief? A Lesson from the Responsible Care Program in the United States pp. 63 - 96 Downloads
Huan Li and Neha Khanna
Employment Protection Laws and Privatization pp. 97 - 123 Downloads
Krishnamurthy Subramanian and William Megginson
The Reduced Form of Litigation Models and the Plaintiff's Win Rate pp. 125 - 157 Downloads
Jonah B. Gelbach
A Tale of Repetition: Lessons from Florida Restaurant Inspections pp. 159 - 188 Downloads
Ginger Zhe Jin and Jungmin Lee

Volume 60, issue 4, 2017

The Politics of Selecting the Bench from the Bar: The Legal Profession and Partisan Incentives to Introduce Ideology into Judicial Selection pp. 559 - 595 Downloads
Adam Bonica and Maya Sen
An Investigation of Pooled Purchasing as a Source of Value Creation in Diversifying Acquisitions pp. 597 - 636 Downloads
Daniel Greene, Omesh Kini and Jaideep Shenoy
Banks' Interventions and Firms' Innovation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations pp. 637 - 671 Downloads
Yuqi Gu, Connie X. Mao and Xuan Tian
How Does Legal Enforceability Affect Consumer Lending? Evidence from a Natural Experiment pp. 673 - 712 Downloads
Colleen Honigsberg, Robert J. Jackson and Richard Squire
Rights without Resources: The Impact of Constitutional Social Rights on Social Spending pp. 713 - 748 Downloads
Adam Chilton and Mila Versteeg
Insider Trading and Innovation pp. 749 - 800 Downloads
Ross Levine, Chen Lin and Lai Wei

Volume 60, issue 3, 2017

Tort Reform and Innovation pp. 385 - 412 Downloads
Alberto Galasso and Hong Luo
Valuing the Right to Sue: An Empirical Examination of Nonprofit Agency Costs pp. 413 - 440 Downloads
Brian Galle
Stock Trades of Securities and Exchange Commission Employees pp. 441 - 477 Downloads
Shivaram Rajgopal and Roger M. White
Electoral Cycles among US Courts of Appeals Judges pp. 479 - 496 Downloads
Carlos Berdejó and Daniel Chen
Speeding, Punishment, and Recidivism: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design pp. 497 - 528 Downloads
Markus Gehrsitz
The Unintended Impact of Pretrial Detention on Case Outcomes: Evidence from New York City Arraignments pp. 529 - 557 Downloads
Emily Leslie and Nolan G. Pope

Volume 60, issue 2, 2017

Judges, Juveniles, and In-Group Bias pp. 209 - 239 Downloads
Briggs Depew, Ozkan Eren and Naci Mocan
Whistle-Blowers on the Board? The Role of Independent Directors in Cartel Prosecutions pp. 241 - 268 Downloads
Murillo Campello, Daniel Ferres and Gaizka Ormazabal
The Deterrent Effect of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Intensity on Illegal Insider Trading: Evidence from Run-up before News Events pp. 269 - 307 Downloads
Diane Del Guercio, Elizabeth R. Odders-White and Mark J. Ready
Can Restricting Property Use Be Value Enhancing? Evidence from Short-Term Rental Regulation pp. 309 - 334 Downloads
Jin-Hyuk Kim, Tin Cheuk Leung and Liad Wagman
The Economics of the Right to Be Forgotten pp. 335 - 360 Downloads
Byung-Cheol Kim and Jin Yeub Kim
Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program pp. 361 - 383 Downloads
Richard Wright, Erdal Tekin, Volkan Topalli, Chandler McClellan, Timothy Dickinson and Richard Rosenfeld

Volume 60, issue 1, 2017

Taxing Consumption and the Take-up of Public Assistance: The Case of Cigarette Taxes and Food Stamps pp. 1 - 27 Downloads
Kyle Rozema and Nicolas Ziebarth
Complementary Monopolies and Bargaining pp. 29 - 74 Downloads
Daniel Spulber
The Effect of Prohibiting Deal Protection in Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the United Kingdom pp. 75 - 113 Downloads
Fernán Restrepo and Guhan Subramanian
Cleaning in the Shadow of the Law? Bargaining, Marital Investment, and the Impact of Divorce Law on Husbands' Intrahousehold Work pp. 115 - 134 Downloads
Jennifer Roff
Institutions' and Firms' Adjustments: Measuring the Impact of Courts' Delays on Job Flows and Productivity pp. 135 - 172 Downloads
Giuseppina Gianfreda and Giovanna Vallanti
Political Bias in Corporate News: The Role of Conglomeration Reform in China pp. 173 - 207 Downloads
Joseph D. Piotroski, T. J. Wong and Tianyu Zhang

Volume 59, issue 4, 2016

Unintended Consequences of Sanctions for Human Rights: Conflict Minerals and Infant Mortality pp. 731 - 774 Downloads
Dominic Parker, Jeremy Foltz and David Elsea
Enforcement of Anticollusion Laws against Domestic and Foreign Firms pp. 775 - 803 Downloads
Pierre Cremieux and Edward Snyder
Hit Where It Hurts: Cartel Policing Using Targeted Sales and Supply Embargoes pp. 805 - 846 Downloads
Ajay Bhaskarabhatla, Chirantan Chatterjee and Bas Karreman
Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers? pp. 847 - 888 Downloads
Adair Morse, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Private Law Enforcement: Evidence from University Police pp. 889 - 912 Downloads
Paul Heaton, Priscillia Hunt, John MacDonald and Jessica Saunders
Market Responses to Court Rulings: Evidence from Antiquities Auctions pp. 913 - 944 Downloads
Silvia Beltrametti and James Marrone

Volume 59, issue 3, 2016

Why Wait to Settle? An Experimental Test of the Asymmetric-Information Hypothesis pp. 497 - 525 Downloads
Sean Sullivan
Adversarial Decision Making: Choosing between Models Constructed by Interested Parties pp. 527 - 548 Downloads
Luke Froeb, Bernhard Ganglmair and Steven Tschantz
Paradise Lost or Fantasy Island? Voluntary Payments by American Publishers to Authors Not Protected by Copyright pp. 549 - 567 Downloads
Stan Liebowitz
The Filibuster as a War of Attrition pp. 569 - 595 Downloads
Douglas Dion, Frederick J. Boehmke, William MacMillan and Charles R. Shipan
Does International Commercial Arbitration Promote Foreign Direct Investment? pp. 597 - 627 Downloads
Andrew Myburgh and Jordi Paniagua
Better at Home than in Prison? The Effects of Electronic Monitoring on Recidivism in France pp. 629 - 667 Downloads
Anaïs Henneguelle, Benjamin Monnery and Annie Kensey
Slave Escape, Prices, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 pp. 669 - 695 Downloads
Conor Lennon
Appraisal: Shareholder Remedy or Litigation Arbitrage? pp. 697 - 729 Downloads
Wei Jiang, Tao Li, Danqing Mei and Randall Thomas

Volume 59, issue 2, 2016

Relaxing Occupational Licensing Requirements: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service pp. 261 - 291 Downloads
Morris M. Kleiner, Allison Marier, Kyoung Park and Coady Wing
Why Don't People Trust Experts? pp. 293 - 311 Downloads
Nathaniel G. Hilger
Endogenous Property Rights pp. 313 - 358 Downloads
Carmine Guerriero
On the Merits of Antitrust Liability in Regulated Industries pp. 359 - 392 Downloads
Arup Bose, Debashis Pal and David Sappington
An Economic Analysis of Arbitration versus Litigation for Contractual Disputes pp. 393 - 410 Downloads
Abraham L. Wickelgren
Can Private Copyright Protection Be Effective? Evidence from Book Publishing pp. 411 - 440 Downloads
Imke Reimers
Power to the People: Does Ownership Type Influence Electricity Service? pp. 441 - 476 Downloads
Richard T. Boylan
Bargaining in the Absence of Property Rights: An Experiment pp. 477 - 495 Downloads
Oren Bar-Gill and Christoph Engel

Volume 59, issue 1, 2016

The Business of American Democracy: Citizens United, Independent Spending, and Elections pp. 1 - 43 Downloads
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams
The Optimal Scope of the Royalty Base in Patent Licensing pp. 45 - 73 Downloads
Gerard Llobet and Jorge Padilla
Designing Corporate Bailouts pp. 75 - 104 Downloads
Antonio E. Bernardo, Eric L. Talley and Ivo Welch
The Effects of Platform Most-Favored-Nation Clauses on Competition and Entry pp. 105 - 134 Downloads
Andre Boik and Kenneth Corts
Corruption in Russia pp. 135 - 171 Downloads
Günther Schulze, Bambang Suharnoko Sjahrir and Nikita Zakharov
Reducing False Guilty Pleas and Wrongful Convictions through Exoneree Compensation pp. 173 - 189 Downloads
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
Economic Development and the Demographics of Criminals in Victorian England pp. 191 - 223 Downloads
Chris Vickers and Nicolas Ziebarth
Consumer Borrowing after Payday Loan Bans pp. 225 - 259 Downloads
Neil Bhutta, Jacob Goldin and Tatiana Homonoff
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