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    • Sherry, Suzanna (Albany Law Review, 1989)
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; O'Keeffe, Mary; Zeckhauser, Richard (Journal of Labor Economics, 1984)
      Contests are situations in which an individual's reward depends on his performance relative to others. Students are graded on a curve; the candidate with the most votes gets the political office; the un- derling who performs ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996)
      Almost since the inception of the risk and environmental agencies in the early 1970s, there has been a continuing concern with ensuring that regulations yield societal benefits commensurate with their costs. This recognition ...
    • Sitaraman, Ganesh (Texas Law Review, 2016)
      In the last four decades, the American middle class has been hollowed out, and fears are growing that economic inequality is leading to political inequality. These trends raise a troubling question: Can our constitutional ...
    • Hersch, Joni, 1956- (Southern California Review of Law & Women's Studies, 1997)
      The composition of the labor force has changed dramatically since 1960. In 1960, only one-third of the labor force participants were female. However, since the 1960s, the labor force rates of men have declined, from 83.3% ...
    • Blair, Margaret M., 1950- (Indiana Law Review, 2003)
      This Article considers the economic and policy merits of the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act, passed by Congress and signed into law in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ...
    • Jones, Owen D.; O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965-; Stake, Jeffrey Evans, 1953- (Supreme Court Economic Review, 2011)
      The article first compares economics and behavioral biology, examining the assumptions, core concepts, methodological tenets, and emphases of the two fields. Building on this, the article then compares the applied ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Georgetown Law Journal, 2002)
      This piece is a response to an article by Andrew Guzman, which proffers an efficiency framework for choice-of-law problems in interjurisdictional conflicts. The response incorporates insights from public choice theory into ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2010)
      This Essay, based on a presentation at Duke Law School’s 2009 symposium, Next Generation Conservation: The Government's Role in Emerging Ecosystem Service Markets, briefly examines the emerging policy front of ecosystem ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Environmental Law, 2010)
      This Article explores the administrative reform potential that exists for integrating new knowledge about ecosystem services into Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory programs as an example for all environmental laws. Part II ...
    • Hersch, Joni, 1956- (The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991)
      Using a new data set, this paper gives evidence in support of the intuitive notion that overqualified workers are less satisfied with their jobs and are more likely to quit. However, training time is inversely related to ...
    • Thomas, Randall S., 1955-; Martin, Kenneth J. (University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1999)
      During the last decade, the stratospheric increases in Chief Executive Officer (CEO) pay levels have made executive compensation a popular target for shareholder activism, particularly when high pay is accompanied by poor ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Magat, Wesley A. (Journal of Law and Economicshttp://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/journals/journal/jle.html, 1990)
      The EPA water pollution regulations-the focus of this study represent an interesting departure from past patterns of regulatory failure. First, the nature of the regulations-discharge limits-relates directly to the policy ...
    • King, Nancy J., 1958- (American Criminal Law Review, 1994)
      In "Powers v. Ohio," the Court held that a peremptory challenge based on race violates the equal protection right of the challenged veniremember not to have her opportunities for jury service determined by her skin color. ...
    • Hersch, Joni (University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2019)
      Although sexual harassment imposes costs on both victims and organizations, it is also costly for organizations to reduce sexual harassment. Legislation, education, training, and litigation have all been unsuccessful in ...
    • Mikos, Robert A. (Michigan Law Review, 2006)
      Individuals spend billions of dollars every year on precautions to protect themselves from crime. Yet the legal academy has criticized many private precautions because they merely shift crime onto other, less guarded ...
    • Fitzpatrick, Brian T. (Tennessee Law Review, 2008)
      Tennessee's merit system for selecting judges - referred to as the Tennessee Plan - has been controversial ever since it was enacted in 1971 to replace contested elections. The greatest controversy has been whether the ...
    • Rossi, Jim, 1965- (Michigan Law Review, 2002)
      The Essay uses three recent books - two by a historians and one by an economist - to address the electric power deregulation fiasco in the U.S. It argues that public law has an important role to play in deregulated markets. ...
    • Rossi, Jim, 1965-; Smith, Andrew J. D. (San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law, 2014)
      "Resource shuffling" occurs when different subnational approaches to carbon regulation create variations in the costs of production across jurisdictions. California is the most aggressive jurisdiction in the United States ...
    • Gervais, Daniel J. (Journal of Electronic Publishinghttp://www.journalofelectronicpublishing.org/, 1999)
      The new world of digital information requires a new way of providing access to that information — while keeping the copyright backbone. It might be technically easier to create a digital infrastructure without copyright: ...