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Addressing Gender-Based Violence: A Critical Review of Interventions

Andrew Morrison, Mary Ellsberg and Sarah Bott.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 10477 words.

This article highlights the progress in building a knowledge base on effective ways to increase access to justice for women who have experienced gender-based violence, offer quality...

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The American Temperance Movement and Market-Based Violence

Emily G. Owens.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic History; Economics of Health. 12368 words.

The net impact of market legality on crime is ambiguous if consumption of the illegally traded good causes violence. With modern crime data, I show that drug control policy that increases...

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Analogical Legal Reasoning: Theory and Evidence

Joshua C. Teitelbaum.

in American Law and Economics Review

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Law and Economics. 10131 words.

The paper offers a formal model of analogical legal reasoning and takes the model to data. Under the model, the outcome of a new case is a weighted average of the outcomes of prior cases....

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Anti-Corporate Farming Laws and Industry Structure: The Case of Cattle Feeding

John R. Schroeter, Azzeddine M. Azzam and J. David Aiken.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Agricultural Economics. 10104 words.

Nine midwestern states have laws that restrict the involvement of publicly held corporations in agriculture. Opponents argue that the laws' direct efforts to regulate ownership structure...

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Antitrust compliance programmes and optimal antitrust enforcement

Wouter P. J. Wils.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 14329 words.

Should companies that have antitrust compliance programmes be granted a reduction in the amount of fines or even immunity from fines when they are found to have committed antitrust...

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Are Underground Markets Really More Violent? Evidence from Early 20th Century America

Emily Greene Owens.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic History. 12558 words.

The violent nature of illegal markets is one rationale for legalizing the sale of narcotics. High U.S. crime rates during the 1920s are regularly presented as evidence of the strong...

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Asset-Backed Securities: Costs and Benefits of “Bankruptcy Remoteness”

Kenneth Ayotte and Stav Gaon.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Law and Economics. 18191 words.

This article focuses on a key property of asset-backed securities (ABS); namely, that ABS are designed to achieve “bankruptcy remoteness” of securitized assets from the borrowing firm. This...

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Auditor Conservatism, Incentive Compensation, and the Quality of Financial Reporting

Ravi Singh and Ian Larkin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Accounting; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13040 words.

This paper examines how performance-based compensation for managers influences their reporting behavior and the resulting stance auditors take when deciding whether to certify a manager’s...

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Austerity and fraud under different structures of technology and resource abundance

Jing Chen and James Galbraith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Production and Organizations; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 4728 words.

We present the implications of a simple analytical theory in which economic crisis emerges from rising real resource costs in systems with high fixed costs relative to variable costs. We...

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An Axiomatic Approach to the Measurement of Corruption: Theory and Applications

James E. Foster, Andrew W. Horowitz and Fabio Méndez.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economic Development; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 7291 words.

No generally accepted framework exists for constructing and evaluating measures of corruption. This article shows how the axiomatic approach of the poverty and inequality literature can be...

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