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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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Church and State: An Economic Analysis

Keith N. Hylton, Yulia Rodionova and Fei Deng.

in American Law and Economics Review

October 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic History; Law and Economics. 14015 words.

What purpose is served by a government’s protection of religious liberty? Many have been suggested, the most prominent of which center on the protection of freedom of belief and expression....

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Do Harsher Prison Conditions Reduce Recidivism? A Discontinuity-based Approach

M. Keith Chen and Jesse M. Shapiro.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9730 words.

We estimate the causal effect of prison conditions on recidivism rates by exploiting a discontinuity in the assignment of federal prisoners to security levels. Inmates housed in higher...

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DO NPEs MATTER? NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES AND PATENT LITIGATION OUTCOMES

Michael J. Mazzeo, Jonathan H. Ashtor and Samantha Zyontz.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Sociology; Law and Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8496 words.

It is widely argued that so-called “patent trolls” are corrupting the U.S. patent system and endangering technology innovation and commercialization at large. For example, a recent White...

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The Economics of Scientific Misconduct

Nicola Lacetera and Lorenzo Zirulia.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2011; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 14707 words.

This article presents a model of the research and publication process that analyzes why scientists commit fraud and how fraud can be detected and prevented. In the model, authors are...

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Erosion or innovation?

Annetje T. Ottow.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 7895 words.

Looking at competition agencies world wide, we can see the emergence of a new trend, with more and more agencies merging with others and creating new combinations. Competition agencies are...

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Ethnic Profiling In Airport Screening: Lessons From Israel, 1968–2010

Badi Hasisi, Yoram Margalioth and Liav Orgad.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Public Economics. 14858 words.

We interviewed a random sample of 918 passengers—308 Israeli Jews, 306 Palestinians who are Israeli citizens (Israeli Arabs), and 304 non-Israelis—post check-in, at Ben-Gurion Airport, in...

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Judicial Ingroup Bias in the Shadow of Terrorism

Moses Shayo and Asaf Zussman.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11494 words.

We study ingroup bias—the preferential treatment of members of one's group—in naturally occurring data, where economically significant allocation decisions are made under a strong...

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Juvenile Delinquency and Conformism

Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2012; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Sociology; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 11553 words.

This article studies whether conformism behavior affects individual outcomes in crime. We present a social network model of peer effects with ex ante heterogeneous agents and show how...

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A Model of Judicial Influence on Congressional Policy Making: <i>Grove City College v. Bell</i>

Brian A. Marks.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Law and Economics; Economic Sociology. 14735 words.

Traditional law and economic analysis has focused on legal rules directly related to the allocation of resources. Today, economic analysis is being used to examine more traditional legal...

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