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Bad Boys: How Criminal Identity Salience Affects Rule Violation

Alain Cohn, Michel André Maréchal and Thomas Noll.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Design of Experiments; Criminal Law; Economic Sociology. 9697 words.

We conducted an experiment with 182 inmates from a maximum security prison to analyze the impact of criminal identity salience on cheating. The results show that inmates cheat more when we...

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The <i>Brady Rule</i> May Hurt the Innocent

Nuno Garoupa and Matteo Rizzolli.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law. 11043 words.

Mandatory disclosure of evidence (the so-called Brady rule) is considered to be among the most important bulwarks against prosecutorial misconduct. While protecting the generality of...

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DO PATENT HOLDUP AND ROYALTY STACKING LEAD TO SYSTEMATICALLY EXCESSIVE ROYALTIES?

Einer Elhauge.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Property Law; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 17228 words.

Some recent literature has concluded that patent remedies result in systematically excessive royalties because of holdup and stacking problems. This article shows that this literature is...

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Does Court Speed Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from a Court Reform in India

Matthieu Chemin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 11445 words.

This article investigates the impact of quick courts on firms' contracting behavior and economic performance. In 2002, the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Act was enacted in India to...

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Does the “Community Prosecution” Strategy Reduce Crime? A Test of Chicago's Experience

Thomas J. Miles.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law. 9243 words.

A new strategy of criminal prosecution, called “community prosecution,” emerged in the past two decades. The strategy breaks with the traditional approach to prosecution in which a...

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Economics and Prescribed Fire Law in the United States

Jonathan Yoder, Marcia Tilley, David Engle and Samuel Fuhlendorf.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Tort Law; Agricultural Economics. 7747 words.

Prescribed burning is increasingly recognized as a useful but risky land management and conservation tool. Common law relating to prescribed fire is generally predicated on negligence...

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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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THE FTC, IP, AND SSOS: GOVERNMENT HOLD-UP REPLACING PRIVATE COORDINATION

Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; General Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Property Law; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Manufacturing; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Capitalist Systems; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 21147 words.

In its recent report entitled, “The Evolving IP Marketplace,” the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a far-reaching regulatory approach (Proposal) that is likely to interfere with the...

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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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