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The Journal of Legal Studies

1974 - 2022

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Volume 44, issue S2, 2015

Introduction: Legal Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty pp. S319 - S335 Downloads
David Weisbach
A Bayesian Framework for the Precautionary Principle pp. S337 - S365 Downloads
Nabil I. Al-Najjar
Randomizing Regulatory Approval for Adaptive Diversification and Deterrence pp. S367 - S385 Downloads
Charles Manski
Regulating Ambiguous Risks: The Less than Rational Regulation of Pharmaceuticals pp. S387 - S422 Downloads
W Viscusi and Richard Zeckhauser
Abating Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Electric Power Generation: Model Uncertainty and Regulatory Epistemology pp. S423 - S445 Downloads
Alan H. Sanstad
On Sturdy Policy Evaluation pp. S447 - S473 Downloads
William Brock and Steven Durlauf
Rationally Arbitrary Decisions in Administrative Law pp. S475 - S507 Downloads
Adrian Vermeule
Gambling over Growth: Economic Uncertainty, Discounting, and Regulatory Policy pp. S509 - S528 Downloads
Daniel A. Farber

Volume 44, issue S1, 2015

Introduction pp. S1 - S6 Downloads
Thomas J. Miles and Omri Ben-Shahar
Salience Theory of Judicial Decisions pp. S7 - S33 Downloads
Pedro Bordalo, Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer
The Law and Positive Political Theory of Panel Effects pp. S35 - S58 Downloads
Emerson H. Tiller
The Politics of Opinion Assignment and Authorship on the US Court of Appeals: Evidence from Sexual Harassment Cases pp. S59 - S85 Downloads
Sean Farhang, Jonathan P. Kastellec and Gregory J. Wawro
Judicial Noncompliance with Mandatory Procedural Rules under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act pp. S87 - S105 Downloads
M. Todd Henderson and William H. J. Hubbard
The Role of Competence in Promotions from the Lower Federal Courts pp. S107 - S131 Downloads
Stephen J. Choi, Mitu Gulati and Eric A. Posner
Judicial Decision Making: A Dynamic Reputation Approach pp. S133 - S159 Downloads
Alma Cohen, Alon Klement and Zvika Neeman
Partisanship in State Supreme Courts: The Empirical Relationship between Party Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decision Making pp. S161 - S185 Downloads
Michael S. Kang and Joanna M. Shepherd
Is Justice Really Blind? Race and Reversal in US Courts pp. S187 - S229 Downloads
Maya Sen
Do Attorney Surveys Measure Judicial Performance or Respondent Ideology? Evidence from Online Evaluations pp. S231 - S267 Downloads
Thomas J. Miles
Do the Justices Vote Like Policy Makers? Evidence from Scaling the Supreme Court with Interest Groups pp. S269 - S293 Downloads
Joshua B. Fischman
Revisiting the Ideology Rankings of Supreme Court Justices pp. S295 - S317 Downloads
Lee Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner

Volume 44, issue 2, 2015

Disgorgement Damages for Accidents pp. 249 - 276 Downloads
Robert Cooter and Ariel Porat
An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship pp. 277 - 314 Downloads
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in the New York Police Department's Stop-and-Frisk Program pp. 315 - 360 Downloads
Decio Coviello and Nicola Persico
Decriminalizing Delinquency: The Effect of Raising the Age of Majority on Juvenile Recidivism pp. 361 - 388 Downloads
Charles E. Loeffler and Ben Grunwald
On the Equilibrium Effects of Nudging pp. 389 - 416 Downloads
Ran Spiegler
The Failure of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions pp. 417 - 452 Downloads
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
Price Caps in Multiprice Markets pp. 453 - 476 Downloads
Oren Bar-Gill

Volume 44, issue 1, 2015

Testing for Racial Prejudice in the Parole Board Release Process: Theory and Evidence pp. 1 - 37 Downloads
Shamena Anwar and Hanming Fang
Assessing Racial Disparities in Parole Release pp. 39 - 74 Downloads
Stéphane Mechoulan and Nicolas Sahuguet
Free at Last? Judicial Discretion and Racial Disparities in Federal Sentencing pp. 75 - 111 Downloads
Crystal S. Yang
The Hierarchical Influence of Courts of Appeals on District Courts pp. 113 - 141 Downloads
Christina L. Boyd
Does the Endowment Effect Justify Legal Intervention? The Debiasing Effect of Institutions pp. 143 - 182 Downloads
Jennifer Arlen and Stephan Tontrup
Do Institutional Investors Value the Rule 10b-5 Private Right of Action? Evidence from Investors' Trading Behavior following Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd pp. 183 - 227 Downloads
Robert P. Bartlett
Does the Social Cost of Carbon Matter? Evidence from US Policy pp. 229 - 248 Downloads
Robert Hahn and Robert Ritz

Volume 43, issue S2, 2014

Benefit-Cost Paradigms in Financial Regulation pp. S1 - S34 Downloads
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
The Compelling Case for Stronger and More Effective Leverage Regulation in Banking pp. S35 - S61 Downloads
Anat Admati
Challenges for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation pp. S63 - S105 Downloads
John Cochrane
Efficiency and Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Financial System pp. S107 - S120 Downloads
Thomas Philippon
On Experimentation and Real Options in Financial Regulation pp. S121 - S149 Downloads
Matthew Spitzer and Eric Talley
Pareto Efficiency with Different Beliefs pp. S151 - S171 Downloads
Gabrielle Gayer, Itzhak Gilboa, Larry Samuelson and David Schmeidler
Challenges to a Policy Treatment of Speculative Trading Motivated by Differences in Beliefs pp. S173 - S182 Downloads
Darrell Duffie
Why Do Hedgers Trade So Much? pp. S183 - S207 Downloads
Ing-Haw Cheng and Wei Xiong
Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)? pp. S209 - S237 Downloads
Jonathan Zinman
A Simple Framework for Estimating Consumer Benefits from Regulating Hidden Fees pp. S239 - S252 Downloads
Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Neale Mahoney and Johannes Stroebel
The Futility of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation pp. S253 - S271 Downloads
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider
Rules, Standards, and Complexity in Capital Regulation pp. S273 - S296 Downloads
Prasad Krishnamurthy
Rules and Standards When Compliance Costs Are Private Information pp. S297 - S329 Downloads
Maciej Kotowski, David A. Weisbach and Richard Zeckhauser
Accounting for Financial Innovation and Borrower Confidence in Financial Rule Making: Analogies from Health Policy pp. S331 - S349 Downloads
Daniel Carpenter
The Empty Call for Benefit-Cost Analysis in Financial Regulation pp. S351 - S378 Downloads
Jeffrey N. Gordon
The Institutional Framework for Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation: A Tale of Four Paradigms? pp. S379 - S405 Downloads
Robert P. Bartlett

Volume 43, issue 2, 2014

Inferences from Litigated Cases pp. 209 - 248 Downloads
Daniel Klerman and Yoon-Ho Alex Lee
The Economic Value of a Law Degree pp. 249 - 289 Downloads
Michael Simkovic and Frank McIntyre
Does Class Size Affect the Gender Gap? A Natural Experiment in Law pp. 291 - 321 Downloads
Daniel E. Ho and Mark G. Kelman
Bias in the Legal Profession: Self-Assessed versus Statistical Measures of Discrimination pp. 323 - 357 Downloads
Heather Antecol, Deborah Cobb-Clark and Eric Helland
On the Evolution of Collective Enforcement Institutions: Communities and Courts pp. 359 - 400 Downloads
Scott Masten and Jens Prüfer
Climate Impacts on Economic Growth as Drivers of Uncertainty in the Social Cost of Carbon pp. 401 - 425 Downloads
Elisabeth J. Moyer, Mark D. Woolley, Nathan J. Matteson, Michael J. Glotter and David A. Weisbach

Volume 43, issue 1, 2014

Does Anyone Read the Fine Print? Consumer Attention to Standard-Form Contracts pp. 1 - 35 Downloads
Yannis Bakos, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler and David R. Trossen
A Model of Cause Lawyering pp. 37 - 63 Downloads
Scott Baker and Gary Biglaiser
Does More Speech Correct Falsehoods? pp. 65 - 93 Downloads
Edward Glaeser and Cass Sunstein
Optimal Agency Bias and Regulatory Review pp. 95 - 135 Downloads
Ryan Bubb and Patrick Warren
Forfeiture of Illegal Gains, Attempts, and Implied Risk Preferences pp. 137 - 153 Downloads
Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick
Decomposing Racial Disparities in Prison and Drug Treatment Commitments for Criminal Offenders in California pp. 155 - 187 Downloads
John MacDonald, Jeremy Arkes, Nancy Nicosia and Rosalie Pacula
On the Interaction between Legal and Reputational Sanctions pp. 189 - 207 Downloads
Edward M. Iacobucci
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