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The Basel Accord and the Value of Bank Differentiation

Eberhard Feess and Ulrich Hege.

in Review of Finance

October 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Tort Law. 17135 words.

The authors investigate optimal capital requirements in a model in which banks decide on their investment in credit scoring systems. The main result is that regulators should encourage...

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Collective Action Clauses for the Eurozone

Michael Bradley and Mitu Gulati.

in Review of Finance

October 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; International Financial Markets; Economics; Contract Law; International Finance. 19942 words.

One of the primary policy initiatives instituted in response to the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis is a requirement that all Eurozone sovereign bonds issued after January 1 2013 include...

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Estimating Strategic Models of International Treaty Formation

Ulrich J. Wagner.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric Modelling; International Relations and International Political Economy; International Trade; Environmental Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; International Law. 20472 words.

This article develops an empirical framework for analysing the timing of international treaties. A treaty is modelled as a dynamic game among governments that decide on participation in...

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Government Takings: Determinants of Eminent Domain

Carrie B. Kerekes.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; Public Economics. 4746 words.

There is a well-documented link between institutions of secure property rights and economic development. The increasing use of eminent domain to transfer property from one private owner to...

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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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Is Knowledge of the Tax Law Socially Desirable?

David A. Weisbach.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Tax Law; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9799 words.

This paper considers whether knowledge of the tax law is socially desirable. Unlike other laws, which most often attempt to channel behavior, revenue-raising taxes attempt to avoid changing...

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The macroeconomic effects of legislated tax changes in Germany

Bernd Hayo and Matthias Uhl.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Tax Law; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8178 words.

This paper studies the short-term macroeconomic effects of legislated tax changes in Germany using a five-variable vector autoregression (VAR) framework. Identification of the tax shock...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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On Hatred

Tilman Klumpp and Hugo M. Mialon.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; Public Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11208 words.

This paper investigates the effects of hatred in two-player games. We model hate as “reverse-altruism” or a preference for low opponent payoffs, and derive implications for behavior in...

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Optimal Tax Timing with Asymmetric Long-Term/Short-Term Capital Gains Tax

Min Dai, Hong Liu, Chen Yang and Yifei Zhong.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Tax Law; Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 13680 words.

We develop an optimal tax-timing model that takes into account asymmetric long-term and short-term tax rates for positive capital gains and limited tax deductibility of capital losses. In...

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