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Affirmative Action Bans and the “Chilling Effect”

Kate L. Antonovics and Richard H. Sander.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Employment and Labour Law; Labour Discrimination. 15685 words.

This paper examines whether California's Proposition 209, which led to the 1998 ban on the use of racial preferences in admissions at the University of California (UC) system, lowered the...

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Carden, George Frederick

Robert J. Moulder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 709 words.

Carden, George Frederick (1798–1874), barrister and cemetery founder, was born on 21 May 1798 in London, the second of the five children of James Carden (1758–1829), attorney, and his wife,...

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Contradictions and misalignments in the EU approach towards the gender pay gap

Marco Peruzzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Employment and Labour Law; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Discrimination. 15508 words.

The aim of this paper is to highlight the tensions within the EU’s ‘governance architecture’ concerning pay equality. Specifically, after a preliminary outline of the theoretical discussion...

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Does an employment protection law lead to unemployment? A panel data analysis of OECD countries, 1990–2008

Prabirjit Sarkar.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Labour and Demographic Economics; Employment and Labour Law; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Labour Standards: National and International. 5203 words.

This article examines the unemployment consequences of an employment protection law (EPL) on the basis of OECD EPL indicators for 23 OECD countries over the period 1990–2008. Using the...

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Equal Pay as a Moving Target: International perspectives on forty-years of addressing the gender pay gap

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Mark Smith, Simon Deakin and Brendan Burchell.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Demographic Economics; Labour Discrimination; Employment and Labour Law; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour Standards: National and International. 10122 words.

This paper provides an overview of the key factors impacting upon the gender pay gap in the UK, Europe and Australia. Forty years after the implementation of the first equal pay...

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Expectation Damages and Bilateral Cooperative Investments

Daniel Göller.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Particular Labour Markets. 8898 words.

We examine the efficiency of the standard breach remedy expectation damages in a setting where the buyer invests cooperatively and the seller invests both cooperatively and selfishly....

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Glaister, John

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1657 words.

Glaister, John (1856–1932), expert in medical jurisprudence and public health, was born on 9 March 1856 in the county town of Lanark, the eldest of four children born to Joseph Glaister...

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Harvey, Coin

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1183 words.

Harvey, Coin (16 August 1851–11 February 1936), economic reformer, lawyer, and real estate investor, was born William Hope Harvey in Buffalo, West Virginia, the son of Robert Trigg Harvey...

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The Impact of Jury Race in Criminal Trials

Shamena Anwar, Patrick Bayer and Randi Hjalmarsson.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Labour Discrimination; Public Economics. 13068 words.

This article examines the impact of jury racial composition on trial outcomes using a data set of felony trials in Florida between 2000 and 2010. We use a research design that exploits...

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The Impact of Juvenile Curfew Laws on Arrests of Youth and Adults

Patrick Kline.

in American Law and Economics Review

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Labour and Demographic Economics. 7184 words.

Youth curfew ordinances are a widely touted, yet little studied, policy tool available to local police departments. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of curfew ordinances by comparing...

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