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CELSE - Parallel Sessions V

All Parallel Sessions V are scheduled from 1.30-3.15 PM

Torts - Room C3.17

Chair: Gijs van Dijck, Tilburg University

Consumers' Costly Response to Product Safety Threats: Evidence from a Major Food Scare
Rosa Ferrer, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences (presenter)
Helena Perrone, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Discussant: Christian Thöni, University of Lausanne

Victim Oriented Tort Law in Action: An Empirical Examination of Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases
Gijs van Dijck, Tilburg University (presenter)
Discussant: Eric Helland, Claremont Colleges - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

Legal Compliance and Litigation Spending Under the English and American Rule: Theory and Experimental Evidence
Baptiste Massenot, Goethe University Frankfurt
Maria Maraki, University of Lausanne
Christian Thöni, University of Lausanne (presenter)
Discussant: Gijs van Dijck, Tilburg University


 

Corporate Law and Governance II - Room C2.05

Chair: Nicolae Stef, University of Strasbourg

How Do Bankruptcy Systems Perform in Eastern Europe?
Régis Blazy, University of Strasbourg
Nicolae Stef, University of Strasbourg (presenter)
Discussant: José Azar, University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Ownership and Innovation: Evidence from Swiss Listed Firms
Marcello Puca, University of Lugano (presenter)
Massimiliano Vatiero, University of Lugano
Discussant: Rafael Ribas, University of Amsterdam - Finance Group
Predicting Cartel Formation
Daniel Herold, University of Giessen (presenter)
Johannes Paha, University of Giessen
Discussant: Nicolae Stef, University of Strasbourg


 

Criminal Law II - C2.17

Chair: Gregory DeAngelo, West Virginia University - Department of Economics

Criminals and the Price System: Evidence from Czech Metal Thieves
Tomáš Brabenec, University of Economics, Prague
Josef Montag, Independent (presenter)
Discussant: Giovanni Mastrobuoni, University of Essex - Department of Economics

Police Bias in the Enforcement of Drug Crimes: Evidence from Low Priority Laws
Gregory J. DeAngelo, West Virginia University - Department of Economics (presenter)
R. Kaj Kaj Gittings, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Geography
Amanda Ross, West Virginia University - Department of Economics
Anne W. Walker, University of Colorado at Denver - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Discussant: Josef Montag, Independent

Criminal Discount Factors and Deterrence
Giovanni Mastrobuoni, University of Essex - Department of Economics (presenter)
David A. Rivers, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
Discussant: Gregory DeAngelo, West Virginia University - Department of Economics

Judges and Judging V - Room C2.23

Chair: Daniel L. Chen, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics Institute for Advanced Studies/Harvard Law School LWP

The Performance of Elected Officials: Evidence from State Supreme Courts
Elliott Ash, Columbia Business School - Economics Department (presenter)
W. Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Discussant: Chris Hanretty, University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Political, Social and International Studies

Are Judges Political Animals after All? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the German Federal Constitutional Court
Thomas Gschwend, University of Mannheim - Department of Political Science (presenter)
Sebastian Sternberg, University of Mannheim Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences
Steffen Zittlau, University of Mannheim, School of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
Discussant: Elliott Ash, Columbia Business School - Economics Department

Refugee Roulette Revisited: Judicial Preference Variation and Aggregation on the Swiss Federal Administrative Court 2007-2012
Dominik Hangartner, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) 
Benjamin E. Lauderdale, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) 
Judith Spirig, University of Zurich - Institute for Political Science (presenter)
Discussant: Daniel Chen, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics Institute for Advanced Studies/Harvard Law School LWP

 

 

Law & Politics I - Room C3.05

Chair: Christoph Hoennige, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Political Sciences 

Venture Capital as Dynamic Regulation of Disruptive Innovation
Wulf A. Kaal, University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Erik P. M. Vermeulen, Tilburg Law School (presenter)
Discussant: Anthony Niblett, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

The Value of the Right to Vote
Stephan Tontrup, New York University School of Law  (presenter)
Rebecca Morton, New York University (NYU) - Department of Politics
Discussant: Erik P. M. Vermeulen, Tilburg Law School

When Councils of the Judiciary Become a Threat to Judicial Independence. A mvQCA Analysis
Pablo José Castillo Ortiz, University of Sheffield (presenter)
Discussant: Christoph Hoennige, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Institute of Political Sciences 

 

 

Law & Psychology II - Room C0.23

Chair: Yuval Feldman, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law

Buyers Beware: Online Pricing in Operation! How the Framing of Mandated Behavioral Pricing Disclosure Influences Intention to Purchase
Willem H. Van Boom, Leiden University - Leiden Law School (presenter)
Jean-Pierre van der Rest, Leiden University
Kees van den Bos, Utrecht University - Department of Social and Organizational Psychology
Mark Dechesne, Leiden University
Discussant: Marco Fabbri, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

Can we Regulate 'Good' People in Subtle Conflicts of Interest Situations
Yuval Feldman, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law (presenter)
Eliran Halali, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Discussant: Christoph Engel, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Adding a Carrot to the Stick? A Field Experiment on the Use of Lotteries Against Free-Riding
Paolo Nicola Barbieri, Göteborg University - School of Business, Economics and Law
Maria Bigoni, University of Bologna
Marco Fabbri, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics (presenter)
Discussant: Yuval Feldman, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law

 

 

Law & Finance III - Room D1.09

Chair: Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law

What Happened in 1998? The Demise of the Small IPO and the Investing Preferences of Mutual Funds
Robert P. Bartlett III, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law (presenter)
Paul Rose, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Steven Davidoff Solomon, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Discussant: Kate Litvak, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment
Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law (presenter)
Eugene Kandel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics 
Yevgeny Mugerman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration 
Yishay Yafeh, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration  
Discussant: Adam Badawi, Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law

Did the Dodd-Frank Act Impact Private Fund Performance? – Evidence from 2010-2015
Wulf A. Kaal, University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), (presenter)
Barbara Luppi, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) - Faculty of Business and Economics 
Sandra Paterlini, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht 
Discussant: Assaf Hamdani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law