Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, USA

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

 

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#Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
1November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Bankruptcy3
2November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Roberts North 103 invited Bias in the Justice System3
3November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Kravis 102 invited Constitutional Law3
4November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Kravis 165 invited Contracts3
5November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and Criminal Behavior3
6November 15, 2019
10:15-12:15
Kravis 164 invited Securities2
7November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Commercial: Fine and Bold Print3
8November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Juries and Evidence3
9November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Roberts North 103 invited Law and the Labor Market3
10November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and the Legal Profession3
11November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Legal Origins3
12November 15, 2019
13:00-15:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Sentencing3
13November 15, 2019
15:15-17:15
Kravis 165 invited Corporate: Mergers and Acquisitions3
14November 15, 2019
15:15-17:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and Politics3
15November 15, 2019
15:15-17:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Policing3
16November 15, 2019
15:15-17:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Refugees, Immigration and Human Trafficking2
17November 15, 2019
15:15-17:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Torts3
18November 15, 2019
17:15-18:30
Kravis LC 61 invited Poster43
19November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Corporate: Fun in Delaware3
20November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Corporate: Regulation and Politics3
21November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Experimental3
22November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited International Law3
23November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Judges and Judicial Behavior3
24November 16, 2019
9:00-11:00
Kravis LC 61 invited Procedure3
25November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Corporate Governance3
26November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Crime and Criminal Justice3
27November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Intellectual Property3
28November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Judges and Judicial Behavior3
29November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and Psychology3
30November 16, 2019
11:15-13:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Policing3
31November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Court Process3
32November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Data Science and Social Problems3
33November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Health Law3
34November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and Financial Transactions3
35November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Law and Politics3
36November 16, 2019
14:15-16:15
Kravis LC 61 invited Tax3
 

36 sessions, 146 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

Conference on Empirical Legal Studies

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session 1: Bankruptcy
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Bankruptcy Claim Dischargeability and Public Externalities: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
By Michael Ohlrogge; New York University
   presented by: Michael Ohlrogge, New York University
   Discussant:   Julian Nyarko, Stanford Law School
 

Manipulating Random Assignment: Evidence From Consumer Bankruptcies in the Nation's Largest Cities
By Edward Morrison; Columbia University
Belisa Pang; Columbia University
Jon Zytnick; Columbia University
   presented by: Edward Morrison, Columbia University
   Discussant:   David Abrams, University of Pennsylvania
 

Installment Loans
By Caroline Malone; Vanderbilt University
Paige Skiba; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Caroline Malone, Vanderbilt University
 
Session 2: Bias in the Justice System
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Roberts North 103
 
Session type: invited
 

Conservative News Media and Criminal Justice: Evidence from Exposure to Fox News Channel
By Elliott Ash; ETH Zurich
Mikhail Poyker; Columbia University
   presented by: Mikhail Poyker, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Evan Rose, UC Berkeley
 

How Majority Nationalism Laws Shape Intergroup Relations in Ethnically Diverse Societies: Experimental and Observational Evidence from Israel
By Netta Barak-Corren; Hebrew University
Noam Gidron; Harvard University
Yuval Feldman; Bar-Ilan University
   presented by: Yuval Feldman, Bar-Ilan University
   Discussant:   Kevin Cope, University of Virginia
 

Racial Bias in Criminal Appeals
By Anna Harvey; New York University
Sidak Yntiso; New York University
   presented by: Anna Harvey, New York University
   Discussant:   Stephanie Didwania, Temple University
 
Session 3: Constitutional Law
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Kravis 102
 
Session type: invited
 

Canceling Out the Cross Section: The Effect of Peremptory Challenges on Jury Composition, Evidence from the U.S. South
By Francis Flanagan; Wake Forest University
   presented by: Francis Flanagan, Wake Forest University
   Discussant:   Miguel de Figueiredo, University of Connecticut School of Law
 

Constitutional Amendment Versus Constitutional Replacement: An Empirical Comparison
By David Law; University of Hong Kong & UC Irvine
Ryan Whalen; University of Hong Kong
   presented by: David Law, University of Hong Kong & UC Irvine
   Discussant:   Ryan Hubert, University of California, Davis
 

Bureacratic Reasoning
By Jed Stiglitz; Cornell Law School
   presented by: Jed Stiglitz, Cornell Law School
 
Session 4: Contracts
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Kravis 165
 
Session type: invited
 

SUBSTITUTING INVALID CONTRACT TERMS: THEORY AND PRELIMINARY EMPIRICAL FINDINGS
By Eyal Zamir; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ori Katz; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   presented by: Eyal Zamir, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   Discussant:   Yonathan Arbel, Alabama University School of Law
 

The Hollowed Out Common Law
By Florencia Marotta-Wurgler; New York University
   presented by: Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, New York University
   Discussant:   Meirav Furth-Matzkin, University of Chicago Law
 

Aspirational Rules
By Adi Leibovitch; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alexander Stremitzer; ETH Zurich
Mila Versteeg; University of Virginia
   presented by: Alexander Stremitzer, ETH Zurich
 
Session 5: Law and Criminal Behavior
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Slipping Through the Cracks? The Impact of Reporting Mental Health Records to the National Firearm Background Check System
By Griffin Edwards; University of Alabama Birmingham
Fredrick Vars; University of Alabama
   presented by: Griffin Edwards, University of Alabama Birmingham
   Discussant:   Jessamyn Schaller, Claremont McKenna College
 

Do Right-to-Carry Laws Mitigate or Exacerbate the Temperature-Homicide Relationship?
By Jonathan Colmer; University of Virginia
Jennifer Doleac; Texas A&M University
   presented by: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University
 

Which Offenders Respond to Incentives For Rehabilitation
By David Macdonald; University of British Columbia
   presented by: David Macdonald, University of British Columbia
   Discussant:   Ben Grunwald, Duke University
 
Session 6: Securities
November 15, 2019 10:15 to 12:15
Kravis 164
 
Session type: invited
 

Working Hard or Making Work? Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Fees in Securities Fraud Class Actions
By Stephen Choi; New York University
Jessica Erickson; University of Richmond School of Law
Adam Pritchard; University of Michigan
   presented by: Jessica Erickson, University of Richmond School of Law
   Discussant:   Keren Weinshall, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 

Exclusive Federal Forum Provisions and the Internal Affairs Doctrine
By Dhruv Aggarwal; Yale Law School
Albert Choi; University of Virginia
Ofer Eldar; Duke University
   presented by: Dhruv Aggarwal, Yale Law School
   Discussant:   Steven Davidoff Solomon, U.C. Berkeley, School of Law
 
Session 7: Commercial: Fine and Bold Print
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Do You Ever Read the Fine Print? The Potential and Limitations of Text Analysis for Consumer Contracts
By Robert Bartlett; Univ. of California, Berkeley
Julian Nyarko; Stanford Law School
Victoria Plaut; UC Berkeley
   presented by: Julian Nyarko, Stanford Law School
   Discussant:   William Hubbard, University of Chicago
 

CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY AND THE PROBLEM OF FINE PRINT FRAUD
By Meirav Furth-Matzkin; University of Chicago Law
   presented by: Meirav Furth-Matzkin, University of Chicago Law
   Discussant:   Paige Skiba, Vanderbilt University
 

All-Caps
By Yonathan Arbel; Alabama University School of Law
   presented by: Yonathan Arbel, Alabama University School of Law
   Discussant:   Manisha Padi, University of Chicago School of Law
 
Session 8: Juries and Evidence
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

The Effects of the Putative Confession and Evidence Presentation on Maltreated and Non-Maltreated 9- to 12-year-olds’ Disclosures of a Minor Transgression
By Thomas Lyon
   presented by: Thomas Lyon,
 

Down to the Last Strike: The Effect of the Jury Lottery on Conviction Rates
By Scott Kostyshak; University of Florida
Neel Sukhatme; Georgetown University Law Center
   presented by: Neel Sukhatme, Georgetown University Law Center
   Discussant:   Anna Harvey, New York University
 

Numeracy in the Jury Box
By Valerie Hans; Cornell Law School
Rebecca Helm; Exeter University
Krystia Reed; University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Valerie Reyna; Cornell University
   presented by: Valerie Hans, Cornell Law School
 
Session 9: Law and the Labor Market
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Roberts North 103
 
Session type: invited
 

Mobility Restrictions and Risk-Related Agency Conflicts: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment
[slides]
By Emdad Islam; University of New South Wales
Ronald Masulis; University of New South Wales
Lubna Rahman; University of New South Wales
   presented by: Lubna Rahman, University of New South Wales
   Discussant:   Serkan Ozbeklik, Claremont McKenna College
 

Do Stronger Employment Discrimination Protections Decrease Reliance on Social Security Disability Insurance? Evidence from the Social Security Reforms
By Patrick Button; Tulane University
Mashfiqur Khan; Tulane University
   presented by: Patrick Button, Tulane University
   Discussant:   Ali Moghtaderi, George Washington University
 

MINIMUM WAGE EMPLOYMENT EFFECTS AND LABOR MARKET CONCENTRATION
By Jose Azar; IESE Business School
Emiliano Huet-Vaughn; UCLA
Ioana Marinescu; U Penn
Till von Wachter; UCLA
   presented by: Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, UCLA
   Discussant:   Matthew Ross, New York University
 
Session 10: Law and the Legal Profession
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Lawyer Misconduct in America
By Kyle Rozema; Washington University
   presented by: Kyle Rozema, Washington University
 

Affirmative Action in Law Reviews
By Adam Chilton; University of Chicago
Jonathan Masur; University of Chicago
Kyle Rozema; Washington University
   presented by: Adam Chilton, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   David Hoffman, University of Pennsylvania Law Sch.
 

Pro Bono Is Pro, Low Bono is Low: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Lawyers’ Legal Aid Participation
By Yun-chien Chang; Academia Sinica
Ivan Kan-hsueh Chiang; University of Rotterdam
Ching-fang Hsu; University of Toronto
   presented by: Ching-fang Hsu, University of Toronto
   Discussant:   Emily Owens, University of California, Irvine
 
Session 11: Legal Origins
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Do Legal Origins Predict Legal Substance?
By Anu Bradford; Columbia Law School
Yun-chien Chang; Academia Sinica
Adam Chilton; University of Chicago
Nuno Garoupa; George Mason University
   presented by: Yun-chien Chang, Academia Sinica
 

Legal Origin from Outer Space
By Miguel de Figueiredo; University of Connecticut School of Law
Daniel Klerman; University of Southern California
   presented by: Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California
 

On the Origins of the Market for Corporate Law
By Sarath Sanga; Northwstern University
   presented by: Sarath Sanga, Northwstern University
   Discussant:   Holger Spamann, Harvard University
 
Session 12: Sentencing
November 15, 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

(How Much) Do Mandatory Minimums Matter?
By Stephanie Didwania; Temple University
   presented by: Stephanie Didwania, Temple University
 

Who Gets a Second Chance? Efficiency and Equity in Supervision of Criminal Offenders
By Evan Rose; UC Berkeley
   presented by: Evan Rose, UC Berkeley
 

Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study
By J.J. Prescott; University of Michigan
Sonja Starr; University of Michigan
   presented by: J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan
 
Session 13: Corporate: Mergers and Acquisitions
November 15, 2019 15:15 to 17:15
Kravis 165
 
Session type: invited
 

Does Revlon Matter? An Empirical and Theoretical Study
By Matthew Cain; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Sean Griffith; Fordham University
Robert Jackson; New York University
Steven Solomon; University of California, Berkeley
   presented by: Sean Griffith, Fordham University
   Discussant:   Jens Dammann, The University of Texas
 

Deal Networks
By Matthew Jennejohn; BYU Law School
   presented by: Matthew Jennejohn, BYU Law School
   Discussant:   Adam Badawi, UC Berkeley
 

The Effect of Tenure-Based Voting Rights on Stock Market Attractiveness: Evidence from the Florange Act
By Thomas BOURVEAU; Columbia Business School
Francois Brochet; Boston University
Alexandre Garel; Auckland University of Technology
   presented by: Francois Brochet, Boston University
   Discussant:   Eric Talley, Columbia University
 
Session 14: Law and Politics
November 15, 2019 15:15 to 17:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Campaign Finance Transparency Affects Legislators’ Election Outcomes and Behavior
By Abby Wood; USC
Christian Grose; University of Southern California
   presented by: Abby Wood, USC
   Discussant:   Spencer Smith, University of Chicago Law School
 

Rent Extraction and Political Accountability: Evidence from Audit impact in Kenya
By Antony Mbithi
   presented by: Antony Mbithi,
 

Revisiting Political Ideology in the U.S. District Courts
By Ryan Hubert; University of California, Davis
Ryan Copus; Harvard University
   presented by: Ryan Hubert, University of California, Davis
   Discussant:   Mikhail Poyker, Columbia University
 
Session 15: Policing
November 15, 2019 15:15 to 17:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Are Police Officers Bayesians? Police Updating in Investigative Stops
By Jeffrey Fagan; Columbia University
Lila Nojima; Columbia University
   presented by: Jeffrey Fagan, Columbia University
 

Does Discipline Decrease Police Misconduct? Evidence from Chicago Civilian Allegations
By Kyle Rozema; Washington University
Max Schanzenbach; Northwestern University
   presented by: Max Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
 

The Wandering Officer
By Ben Grunwald; Duke University
John Rappaport; The University of Chicago
   presented by: Ben Grunwald, Duke University
 
Session 16: Refugees, Immigration and Human Trafficking
November 15, 2019 15:15 to 17:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Jailing Immigrant Detainees: A National Study of County Participation in Immigration Detention, 1983-2013
By Emily Ryo; University of Southern California
   presented by: Emily Ryo, University of Southern California
   Discussant:   Griffin Edwards, University of Alabama Birmingham
 

A Nationalist Backlash to International Refugee Law: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Turkey
By Kevin Cope; University of Virginia
Charles Crabtree; Dartmouth College
   presented by: Kevin Cope, University of Virginia
 
Session 17: Torts
November 15, 2019 15:15 to 17:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Distinguishing Moral Hazard from Access in the Context of High Cost Healthcare
By Christopher Robertson; University of Arizona
Andy Yuan; University of Arizona
Wendan Zhang; University of Arizona
Keith Joiner; University of Arizona
   presented by: Christopher Robertson, University of Arizona
 

Medical Malpractice and Physician Discipline: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
By David Hyman; Georgetown University
Mohammad Rahmati; Sharif University of Technology
Bernard Black; Northwestern University
   presented by: David Hyman, Georgetown University
   Discussant:   Seth Seabury, University of Southern California
 

Fines versus Liability: Experimental Evidence on Care Incentives
By Florian Baumann; University of Bonn
Tim Friehe; University of Marburg
Pascal Langenbach; Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
   presented by: Tim Friehe, University of Marburg
   Discussant:   Elissa Gentry, Florida State University
 
Session 18: Poster
November 15, 2019 17:15 to 18:30
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Transaction Costs and Economic Growth under Common Legal System: State-Level Evidence from Mexico
By Mitja Kovac; University of Ljubljana
Rok Spruk; University of Ljubljana
   presented by: Mitja Kovac, University of Ljubljana
 

Analysis of Causal Factors Motivating Global Changes to Levels of Suspicion Required for Warrantless Searches and the Resulting Policy Convergence from 2000 to 2010
By Jacqueline Pecaro; Cornell University
   presented by: Jacqueline Pecaro, Cornell University
 

Saving face while lessening growth: family ownership and antitrust violations
By Mario Amore; Bocconi University
Riccardo Marzano; Universita La Sapienza
   presented by: Mario Amore, Bocconi University
 

The German Federal Courts Dataset 1950–2019: From Paper Archives to Linked Open Data
By Hanjo Hamann; Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
   presented by: Hanjo Hamann, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
 

Qualified Immunity's Selection Effects
By Joanna Schwartz; UCLA
   presented by: Joanna Schwartz, UCLA
 

Fiduciary Duty and the Market for Financial Advice
By Vivek Bhattacharya; Northwestern University
Gaston Illanes; Northwestern University
Manisha Padi; University of Chicago School of Law
   presented by: Manisha Padi, University of Chicago School of Law
 

Who, Republican or Democrat CEOs, laughs last? Political cycles in the market for corporate directors
By Changmin Lee
   presented by: Changmin Lee,
 

An Attitude Theory of Contract Law
By Ori Katz; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   presented by: Ori Katz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 

Inter-Defendant Effects in Criminal Sentencing
By Maxwell Mindock; University of Oregon
   presented by: Maxwell Mindock, University of Oregon
 

Errors in Estimating Patent and Class Action Damages
By Suneal Bedi; Indiana University
   presented by: Suneal Bedi, Indiana University
 

Corporate Fraud under Pyramidal Ownership Structure: Evidence from a Regulatory Reform
By Hojong Shin; California State University, Long Beach
   presented by: Hojong Shin, California State University, Long Beach
 

The Long-Term Effects of Short-Term Populist Constitutions: Evidence from Argentina
By Maximilliano Marzetti; IESEG School of Management
Rok Spruk; University of Ljubljana
   presented by: Rok Spruk, University of Ljubljana
 

Is Labor Arbitration Lawless?
By Ariana Levinson; University of Louisville
Erin O'Hara O'Connor; Florida State University
Paige Skiba; Vanderbilt University
   presented by: Paige Skiba, Vanderbilt University
 

Clash of norms: Judicial leniency on defendant birthdays
By Daniel Chen; Toulouse School of Economics
Arnaud Philippe
   presented by: Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics
 

HOW DO RIGHTS REVOLUTIONS OCCUR? FREE SPEECH AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT
By Daniel Chen; Toulouse School of Economics
Susan Yeh; George Mason University
   presented by: Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics
 

Bargaining in the Shadow of the Trial?
By Bryan McCannon; West Virginia University
   presented by: Bryan McCannon, West Virginia University
 

Insuring Apologies
By Benjamin McMichael; University of Alabama
   presented by: Benjamin McMichael, University of Alabama
 

Unemployment Insurance and Takeovers
By Lixiong Guo; University of Alabama
   presented by: Lixiong Guo, University of Alabama
 

"Be progressive, but not here:" the ambiguous capitalization effect of cannabis retail
By Michelle Bruijn; University of Groningen
Rafael Ribas; University of Amsterdam
   presented by: Rafael Ribas, University of Amsterdam
 

The Role of Prison in Recidivism
By Kegon Tan; University of Rochester, Economics
Mariyana Zapryanova; Smith College
   presented by: Mariyana Zapryanova, Smith College
 

Reducing Violence in the Most Violent Contexts. Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence from El Salvador
By Lelys Dinarte Diaz; The World Bank
   presented by: Lelys Dinarte Diaz, The World Bank
 

Racial Bias by Prosecutors: Evidence from Random Assignment
By CarlyWill Sloan; Texas A&M University
   presented by: CarlyWill Sloan, Texas A&M University
 

Polarized Politics, Stable Markets: The Case of State Attorneys General & Mortgage Lenders
By Brian Feinstein; The Wharton School
Manisha Padi; University of Chicago School of Law
   presented by: Brian Feinstein, The Wharton School
 

Do Fee-Shifting Bylaws Improve Firm Value?
By Brad Nathan; The University of Texas at Dallas
   presented by: Brad Nathan, The University of Texas at Dallas
 

Estimating the Effect of Raise the Age on Recidivism: Evidence from Massachusetts
By Charles Loeffler; University of Pennsylvania
Anthony Braga; Harvard University
   presented by: Charles Loeffler, University of Pennsylvania
 

Judicial Positions on Political Reform: Designing common policy scores from judicial text
By Benjamin Engst; University of Mannheim
David Grundmanns; University of Mannheim
Thomas Gschwend; University of Mannheim
   presented by: Benjamin Engst, University of Mannheim
 

The Rhetoric of Immigration Enforcement
By Kevin Cope; University of Virginia
Charles Crabtree; Dartmouth College
   presented by: Charles Crabtree, Dartmouth College
 

Those Who Tan and Those Who Don’t - A Natural Experiment on Colorism
By Tamar Kricheli Katz; Tel Aviv University
Tali Regev; Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)
Shay Lavie; Tel Aviv University
Haggai Porat; Harvard University
Ronen Avraham; University of Texas, and Tel Aviv University
   presented by: Tamar Kricheli Katz, Tel Aviv University
 

Making Treaties
By Kevin Cope; University of Virginia
   presented by: Kevin Cope, University of Virginia
 

Measuring CEO General Ability using Compensation Peer Group
By Lixiong Guo; University of Alabama
   presented by: Lixiong Guo, University of Alabama
 

Rethinking Law School Tenure Standards
By Adam Chilton; University of Chicago
Jonathan Masur; University of Chicago
Kyle Rozema; Washington University
   presented by: Adam Chilton, University of Chicago
 

Effect of Medicare Financial Incentives on Cardiac Testing and Hospital-Cardiologist Integration
By Timea Viragh; Northwestern University
Ali Moghtaderi; George Washington University
Bernard Black; Northwestern University
   presented by: Ali Moghtaderi, George Washington University
 

Corporate Board Networks and the Impact of Director Connections on Governance
By Jeremy McClane; University of Illinois College of Law
Yaron Nili; University of Wisconsin Law School
   presented by: Jeremy McClane, University of Illinois College of Law
 

Do Networks Govern Contracts?
By Matthew Jennejohn; BYU Law School
   presented by: Matthew Jennejohn, BYU Law School
 

Is a Fine Still a Price? Replication as Robustness
By Cherie Metcalf; Queen's University
Emily Satterthwaite; University of Toronto
John Dillbary; University of Alabama
Brock Stoddard; Appalachian State University
   presented by: Cherie Metcalf, Queen's University
 

Swiftness of Punishment
By Libor Dusek; Charles University, Faculty of Law
Christian Traxler; Hertie School of Governance
   presented by: Libor Dusek, Charles University, Faculty of Law
 

MANIPULATION-DRIVEN BUYBACKS: HOW CEO PAY STIMULATES EXCESSIVE STOCK REPURCHASES
By Nitzan Shilon; Peking University
   presented by: Nitzan Shilon, Peking University
 

Assessing the Economic Viability of Commercial Music
By Kristelia Garcia; University of Colorado
James Hicks; University of California, Berkeley
Justin McCrary; Berkeley Law
   presented by: James Hicks, University of California, Berkeley
 

On the Debiasing Effect of Markets – Trading is not a Valuation Task
By Stephan Tontrup; New York University
   presented by: Stephan Tontrup, New York University
 

Empirically Validating Citation Metrics for Legal Scholars: A Market Approach
By Joshua Fischman; University of Virginia
Michael Livermore; University of Virginia
   presented by: Joshua Fischman, University of Virginia
 

Sanctuary City and Crime
By Yuki Otsu; Washington University in St. Louis
   presented by: Yuki Otsu, Washington University in St. Louis
 

Multinationals’ Lawsuit Outcomes in Authoritarian Courts: Evidence from New Litigation Data
By Jian Xu; Emory University
   presented by: Tami DeSalvio, Claremont McKenna College
 

The Hollowed Out Common Law
By Florencia Marotta-Wurgler; New York University
   presented by: Tami DeSalvio, Claremont McKenna College
 
Session 19: Corporate: Fun in Delaware
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Fee-Shifting Bylaws: An Empirical Analysis
By Jens Dammann; The University of Texas
   presented by: Jens Dammann, The University of Texas
   Discussant:   Suneal Bedi, Indiana University
 

Myth or Reality? The Financial Value of Delaware Incorporation
By Lan Xu; University of Delaware
   presented by: Lan Xu, University of Delaware
   Discussant:   Sarath Sanga, Northwstern University
 

Shadow Pills, Actual Pill Policy and Firm Value
By Martijn Cremers; University of Notre Dame
Scott Guernsey; University of Cambridge
Lubomir Litov; University of Oklahoma
Simone Sepe; University of Arizona
   presented by: Lubomir Litov, University of Oklahoma
   Discussant:   Cathy Hwang, Stanford Law School
 
Session 20: Corporate: Regulation and Politics
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Political Influence and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Party Building Reform in China
By Yu-Hsin Lin; City University of Hong Kong
Christopher Chen; Singapore Management University
   presented by: Yu-Hsin Lin, City University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Dominic Chai, Loyola University Chicago
 

Measuring Regulation
[slides]
By Michael Simkovic; USC Gould School of Law
Miao Zhang; University of Southern California
   presented by: Michael Simkovic, USC Gould School of Law
   Discussant:   Brian Feinstein, The Wharton School
 

Does Reputational Capital Affect Credit Rating Agencies Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China
By Wenming Xu; China University of Political Science and Law
   presented by: Wenming Xu, China University of Political Science and Law
   Discussant:   Matthew Jennejohn, BYU Law School
 
Session 21: Experimental
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Are Lawyers’ Case Selection Decisions Biased? A Field Experiment on Access to Justice
By Jens Frankenreiter; Columbia Law School
Michael Livermore; University of Virginia
   presented by: Jens Frankenreiter, Columbia Law School
   Discussant:   Adi Leibovitch, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 

Justice is in the Eyes of the Beholder Eye Tracking Evidence on Balancing Normative Concerns in Torts Cases
By Christoph Engel; Max Planck Institute for Research on Col
Rima Rahal; Tilburg University
   presented by: Christoph Engel, Max Planck Institute for Research on Col
 

TESTING A FINE IS A PRICE IN THE LAB
[slides]
By Lewis Kornhauser; NYU
Yijia Lu; New York University
Stephan Tontrup; New York University
   presented by: Stephan Tontrup, New York University
   Discussant:   Christoph Engel, Max Planck Institute for Research on Col
 
Session 22: International Law
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Persistent Effects of Colonial Institutions on Long-Run Development: Local Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Design in Argentina
By Mitja Kovac; University of Ljubljana
Rok Spruk; University of Ljubljana
   presented by: Rok Spruk, University of Ljubljana
   Discussant:   Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California
 

LAW WARS: EXPERIMENTAL DATA ON THE IMPACT OF LEGAL LABELS ON BELIEFS ABOUT WARTIME EVENTS
[slides]
By Shiri Krebs; Deakin University
   presented by: Shiri Krebs, Deakin University
   Discussant:   Kevin Cope, University of Virginia
 

Domestic Politics and Settlement in Investor-State Arbitration
By Weijia Rao; Sidley Austin; University of Chicago
   presented by: Weijia Rao, Sidley Austin; University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Yun-chien Chang, Academia Sinica
 
Session 23: Judges and Judicial Behavior
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

How Common are Electoral Cycles in Criminal Sentencing?
By Mikhail Poyker; Columbia University
   presented by: Mikhail Poyker, Columbia University
   Discussant:   Bryan McCannon, West Virginia University
 

Electoral Sentencing Cycles
By David Abrams; University of Pennsylvania
Roberto Galbiati; CNRS - SCIENCES PO
Emeric Henry; Sciences Po
Arnaud Philippe
   presented by: David Abrams, University of Pennsylvania
   Discussant:   Bryan McCannon, West Virginia University
 

The Impact of Student Assistance on the Granting and Service of Temporary Restraining Orders
By Ian Ayres; Yale Law School
Brendan Costello; Yale Law School
Elizabeth Villarreal; Yale Law School
   presented by: Brendan Costello, Yale Law School
   Discussant:   Megan T. Stevenson, George Mason University
 
Session 24: Procedure
November 16, 2019 9:00 to 11:00
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Empirically Investigating the Source of the Repeat Player Effect in Consumer Arbitration
By Andrea Chandrasekher; UC Davis Law School
David Horton; UC Davis Law
   presented by: Andrea Chandrasekher, UC Davis Law School
   Discussant:   Jonathan Nash, Emory University
 

Court Congestion and Bankruptcy Resolutions: Evidence from Brazil
By FLAVIO MORAES; FGV - Getulio Vargas Foundation
   presented by: FLAVIO MORAES, FGV - Getulio Vargas Foundation
   Discussant:   Michael Ohlrogge, New York University
 

Crowd-Judging
By Angela Zhang; University of Hong Kong
   presented by: Angela Zhang, University of Hong Kong
   Discussant:   Jens Frankenreiter, Columbia Law School
 
Session 25: Corporate Governance
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Contractual Complexity in Debt Agreements: The Case of EBITDA
By Adam Badawi; UC Berkeley
Elisabeth de Fontenay; Duke University School of Law
   presented by: Adam Badawi, UC Berkeley
   Discussant:   Edward Morrison, Columbia University
 

Shadow Governance
By Yaron Nili; University of Wisconsin Law School
Cathy Hwang; Stanford Law School
   presented by: Yaron Nili, University of Wisconsin Law School
   Discussant:   Michael Perino,
 

Common Ownership and Startup Growth
By Ofer Eldar; Duke University
Jillian Grennan; Duke University
Katherine Waldock; Georgetown University
   presented by: Ofer Eldar, Duke University
 
Session 26: Crime and Criminal Justice
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

The Swerve: A Legal and Empirical Evaluation of the Move to “Guns Everywhere”
By Tami DeSalvio; Claremont McKenna College
   presented by: Tami DeSalvio, Claremont McKenna College
 

Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans
By Megan T. Stevenson; George Mason University
Jennifer Doleac; Texas A&M University
   presented by: Megan T. Stevenson, George Mason University
   Discussant:   Ranae Jabri, Duke University
 

Managing Pretrial Misconduct: An Experimental Evaluation of HOPE Pretrial
By Janet Davidson; Chaminade University of Honolulu
Jens Ludwig; University of Chicago
Steven Raphael; University of California, Berkeley
   presented by: Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley
 
Session 27: Intellectual Property
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Intrinsic Adherence to Law: Physical versus Intellectual Property
By Stefan Bechtold; ETH Zurich
Gabriel Gertsch; ETH Zurich
Martin Schonger; ETH Zurich
   presented by: Stefan Bechtold, ETH Zurich
   Discussant:   Neel Sukhatme, Georgetown University Law Center
 

The Surprising Value of Abandoned Applications to the Patent System
By David Schwartz; Northwestern Law School
   presented by: David Schwartz, Northwestern Law School
   Discussant:   Michael Frakes, Duke University
 

Assessing the Economic Viability of Commercial Music
By Kristelia Garcia; University of Colorado
James Hicks; University of California, Berkeley
Justin McCrary; Berkeley Law
   presented by: James Hicks, University of California, Berkeley
 
Session 28: Judges and Judicial Behavior
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Judging Around the World: Experimental, Clickstream, and Writing Evidence from the Lab
By Holger Spamann; Harvard University
Lars Kloehn; Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
Christophe Jamin; Sciences Po Law School
Vikramaditya Khanna; University of Michigan Law School
John Zhuang Liu; Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Pavan Mamidi; FLAME University
Alexander Morell; MPI for Reseach on Collective Goods
Ivan Reidel; Harvard Law School
   presented by: Holger Spamann, Harvard University
   Discussant:   Dane Thorley, Columbia
 

Manna from Heaven for Judges Judges’ Reaction to a Quasi-Random Reduction in Caseload
By Christoph Engel; Max Planck Institute for Research on Col
Keren Weinshall; Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   presented by: Keren Weinshall, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   Discussant:   Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University
 

Testing Williams-Yulee - A Survey Experiment on Judicial Elections, Institutional Trust, and Tenuous Empirical Claims in the Supreme Court
By Dane Thorley; Columbia
   presented by: Dane Thorley, Columbia
   Discussant:   J.J. Prescott, University of Michigan
 
Session 29: Law and Psychology
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Impact of Risk Assessment on Judges’ Fairness in Sentencing Relatively Poor Defendants
By Nicholas Scurich
   presented by: Nicholas Scurich,
   Discussant:   Charles Loeffler, University of Pennsylvania
 

Commonsense Consent
By Roseanna Sommers; University of Chicago
   presented by: Roseanna Sommers, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Thomas Lyon,
 

The Adversarial Mindset: The Myside Bias, the Otherside Bias, and the Coherence Effect
By Minwoo Ahn; University of Southern California
Stephen Read; University of Southern California
Dan Simon; USC
   presented by: Dan Simon, USC
   Discussant:   Krystia Reed, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
 
Session 30: Policing
November 16, 2019 11:15 to 13:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Ingroup Bias and the Police: Evidence from Chicago
By Bocar Ba; Duke University
Nayoung Rim; US Naval Academy
Roman Rivera; Columbia
   presented by: Nayoung Rim, US Naval Academy
   Discussant:   Felipe Goncalves, University of California, Los Angeles
 

Addressing Seasonality in Veil of Darkness Tests for Discrimination: An Instrumental Variables Approach
By Matthew Ross; New York University
Stephen L Ross; University of Connecticut
   presented by: Matthew Ross, New York University
   Discussant:   Max Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
 

Body Cameras and Police Discrimination: Evidence from London
By Spencer Smith; University of Chicago Law School
   presented by: Spencer Smith, University of Chicago Law School
   Discussant:   Kyle Rozema, Washington University
 
Session 31: Court Process
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Coordinating and Coalescing: Investigating Information Sharing Between Briefs
By Morgan Hazelton; Saint Louis University
Rachael Hinkle; SUNY-Buffalo
   presented by: Morgan Hazelton, Saint Louis University
   Discussant:   Dawn Chutkow, Society for Empirical Legal Studies
 

Wither repeat players?
By Vadim Volkov; European University at Saint Petersburg
Dmitriy Skougarevskiy; European University at St. Petersburg
Ruslan Kuchakov; European University at Saint Petersburg
   presented by: Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, European University at St. Petersburg
   Discussant:   Anthony Niblett, University of Toronto
 

Judicial Favoritism of Politicians: Evidence from Small Claims Courts
By Andre Assumpcao; UNC Chapel Hill
Julio Trecenti; IME-USP
   presented by: Andre Assumpcao, UNC Chapel Hill
   Discussant:   Andrea Chandrasekher, UC Davis Law School
 
Session 32: Data Science and Social Problems
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Network Effects in Police Use of Force
By Bocar Ba; Duke University
Justin Holz; University of Chicago
Roman Rivera; Columbia
   presented by: Justin Holz, University of Chicago
   Discussant:   Jeffrey Fagan, Columbia University
 

Predictive Power at What Cost? Economic and Racial Justice of Data-driven Algorithms
By Ranae Jabri; Duke University
   presented by: Ranae Jabri, Duke University
 

MAPPING THE CONTRACTS OF THE DISPOSSESSED
By David Hoffman; University of Pennsylvania Law Sch.
Anton Strezhnev; New York University
   presented by: Anton Strezhnev, New York University
   Discussant:   Patrick Button, Tulane University
 
Session 33: Health Law
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Children's health insurance coverage and health expenses after job loss: Are families landing in or falling through the safety net?
By Chloe East; University of Colorado Denver
Jessamyn Schaller; Claremont McKenna College
   presented by: Jessamyn Schaller, Claremont McKenna College
 

Is Great Information Good Enough? Evidence from Physicians as Patients
By Michael Frakes; Duke University
   presented by: Michael Frakes, Duke University
 

Responses to Liability Immunization: Evidence from Medical Devices
By Elissa Gentry; Florida State University
Benjamin McMichael; University of Alabama
   presented by: Elissa Gentry, Florida State University
   Discussant:   David Hyman, Georgetown University
 
Session 34: Law and Financial Transactions
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

Bank Competition and Conditional Conservatism
By Liya Hou; University of Texas at Dallas
Yi Liang; Temple University
Sudipta Basu; Fox School of Business, Temple University
   presented by: Yi Liang, Temple University
 

Real Insider Trading
By Michael Perino
   presented by: Michael Perino,
   Discussant:   Menesh Patel, Columbia University
 

Deleting Misconduct: The Expungement of BrokerCheck Records
By Colleen Honigsberg; Stanford Law School
Matthew Jacob; Harvard University
   presented by: Colleen Honigsberg, Stanford Law School
   Discussant:   Ofer Eldar, Duke University
 
Session 35: Law and Politics
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

JUDGE IDEOLOGY AND CORPORATE TAX PLANNING
By Kai Wai Hui
   presented by: Kai Wai Hui,
   Discussant:   Eleanor Wilking, New York University
 

FILIBUSTER CHANGE AND JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS
[slides]
By Jonathan Nash; Emory University
Joanna Shepherd; Emory University School of Law
   presented by: Jonathan Nash, Emory University
   Discussant:   Abby Wood, USC
 

Polarized Politics, Stable Markets: The Case of State Attorneys General & Mortgage Lenders
By Brian Feinstein; The Wharton School
Manisha Padi; University of Chicago School of Law
   presented by: Brian Feinstein, The Wharton School
                         Manisha Padi, University of Chicago School of Law
 
Session 36: Tax
November 16, 2019 14:15 to 16:15
Kravis LC 61
 
Session type: invited
 

An Empirical Study of Statutory Interpretation in Tax Law
By Jonathan Choi; New York University
   presented by: Jonathan Choi, New York University
 

Independent Contractors in the U.S.: New Trends from 15 years of Administrative Tax Data
By Eleanor Wilking; New York University
   presented by: Eleanor Wilking, New York University
   Discussant:   Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, UCLA
 

Transfer of Control and Ownership Structure in Family Firms
By Hojong Shin; California State University, Long Beach
   presented by: Hojong Shin, California State University, Long Beach
   Discussant:   Michael Simkovic, USC Gould School of Law
 

36 sessions, 146 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers
 
Index of Participants

Legend: C=chair, P=Presenter, D=Discussant
#ParticipantRoles in Conference
1Abrams, DavidD1, P23
2Aggarwal, DhruvP6
3Amore, MarioP18
4Arbel, YonathanD4, P7
5Assumpcao, AndreP31
6Badawi, AdamD13, P25
7Bechtold, StefanP27
8Bedi, SunealP18, D19
9Brochet, FrancoisP13
10Button, PatrickP9, D32
11Chai, DominicD20
12Chandrasekher, AndreaP24, D31
13Chang, Yun-chienP11, D22
14Chen, DanielP18, P18
15Chilton, AdamP10, P18
16Choi, JonathanP36
17Chutkow, DawnD31
18Cope, KevinD2, P16, P18, D22
19Costello, BrendanP23
20Crabtree, CharlesP18
21Dammann, JensD13, P19
22Davidoff Solomon, StevenD6
23de Figueiredo, MiguelD3
24DeSalvio, TamiP18, P18, P26
25Didwania, StephanieD2, P12
26Dinarte Diaz, LelysP18
27Doleac, JenniferP5, D28
28Dusek, LiborP18
29Edwards, GriffinP5, D16
30Eldar, OferP25, D34
31Engel, ChristophP21, D21
32Engst, BenjaminP18
33Erickson, JessicaP6
34Fagan, JeffreyP15, D32
35Feinstein, BrianP18, D20, P35
36Feldman, YuvalP2
37Fischman, JoshuaP18
38Flanagan, FrancisP3
39Frakes, MichaelD27, P33
40Frankenreiter, JensP21, D24
41Friehe, TimP17
42Furth-Matzkin, MeiravD4, P7
43Gentry, ElissaD17, P33
44Goncalves, FelipeD30
45Griffith, SeanP13
46Grunwald, BenD5, P15
47Guo, LixiongP18, P18
48Hamann, HanjoP18
49Hans, ValerieP8
50Harvey, AnnaP2, D8
51Hazelton, MorganP31
52Hicks, JamesP18, P27
53Hoffman, DavidD10
54Holz, JustinP32
55Honigsberg, ColleenP34
56Hsu, Ching-fangP10
57Hubbard, WilliamD7
58Hubert, RyanD3, P14
59Huet-Vaughn, EmilianoP9, D36
60Hui, Kai WaiP35
61Hwang, CathyD19
62Hyman, DavidP17, D33
63Jabri, RanaeD26, P32
64Jennejohn, MatthewP13, P18, D20
65Katz, OriP18
66Klerman, DanielP11, D22
67Kovac, MitjaP18
68Krebs, ShiriP22
69Kricheli Katz, TamarP18
70Law, DavidP3
71Lee, ChangminP18
72Leibovitch, AdiD21
73Liang, YiP34
74Lin, Yu-HsinP20
75Litov, LubomirP19
76Loeffler, CharlesP18, D29
77Lyon, ThomasP8, D29
78Macdonald, DavidP5
79Malone, CarolineP1
80Marotta-Wurgler, FlorenciaP4
81Mbithi, AntonyP14
82McCannon, BryanP18, D23, D23
83McClane, JeremyP18
84McMichael, BenjaminP18
85Metcalf, CherieP18
86Mindock, MaxwellP18
87Moghtaderi, AliD9, P18
88MORAES, FLAVIOP24
89Morrison, EdwardP1, D25
90Nash, JonathanD24, P35
91Nathan, BradP18
92Niblett, AnthonyD31
93Nili, YaronP25
94Nyarko, JulianD1, P7
95Ohlrogge, MichaelP1, D24
96Otsu, YukiP18
97Owens, EmilyD10
98Ozbeklik, SerkanD9
99Padi, ManishaD7, P18, P35
100Patel, MeneshD34
101Pecaro, JacquelineP18
102Perino, MichaelD25, P34
103Poyker, MikhailP2, D14, P23
104Prescott, J.J.P12, D28
105Rahman, LubnaP9
106Rao, WeijiaP22
107Raphael, StevenP26
108Reed, KrystiaD29
109Ribas, RafaelP18
110Rim, NayoungP30
111Robertson, ChristopherP17
112Rose, EvanD2, P12
113Ross, MatthewD9, P30
114Rozema, KyleP10, D30
115Ryo, EmilyP16
116Sanga, SarathP11, D19
117Schaller, JessamynD5, P33
118Schanzenbach, MaxP15, D30
119Schwartz, JoannaP18
120Schwartz, DavidP27
121Scurich, NicholasP29
122Seabury, SethD17
123Shilon, NitzanP18
124Shin, HojongP18, P36
125Simkovic, MichaelP20, D36
126Simon, DanP29
127Skiba, PaigeD7, P18
128Skougarevskiy, DmitriyP31
129Sloan, CarlyWillP18
130Smith, SpencerD14, P30
131Sommers, RoseannaP29
132Spamann, HolgerD11, P28
133Spruk, RokP18, P22
134Stevenson, Megan T.D23, P26
135Stiglitz, JedP3
136Stremitzer, AlexanderP4
137Strezhnev, AntonP32
138Sukhatme, NeelP8, D27
139Talley, EricD13
140Thorley, DaneP28, D28
141Tontrup, StephanP18, P21
142Weinshall, KerenD6, P28
143Wilking, EleanorP36, D35
144Wood, AbbyP14, D35
145Xu, LanP19
146Xu, WenmingP20
147Zamir, EyalP4
148Zapryanova, MariyanaP18
149Zhang, AngelaP24

 

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