Tilburg Law and Economics Center

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Discussion papers TILEC 2009

DP 2009-047
Title: Empirically Detecting Patent Thickets
Author: Simone Keunen

DP 2009-046
Title: Who Gets the Carrot and Who Gets the Stick? Evidence of Gender Disparities in Executive Remuneration
Authors: Clara Kuhlich, Grzegorz Trojanowski, Michelle Ryan, Alexander Haslam and Luc Renneboog

DP 2009-045
Title: Selective contracting and foreclosure in health care markets
Authors: Michiel Bijlsma, Jan Boone and Gijsbert Zwart

DP 2009-044
Title: Foreign Bank Entry and Credit Allocation in Emerging Markets
Authors: Hans Degryse, Olena Havrylchyk, Emilia Jurzyk and Sylwester Kozak

DP 2009-043
Title: What's Wrong with Royalties in High Technology Industries?
Author: Damien Geradin

DP 2009-042
Title: Regulation 1/2003 Revisited
Author: Firat Cengiz

DP 2009-041
Title: Duress in Contracts: An Economic Analysis
Author: Péter Cserne

DP 2009-040
Title: Bankruptcy Law and Corporate Investment Decisions
Author: Emanuele Tarantino

DP 2009-039
Title: Coexistence and Dynamics of Overconfidence and Strategic Incentives
Authors: Katrien Bosquet, Peter De Goeij and Kristien Smedts

DP 2009-038
Title: The Effects of Leniency on Maximal Cartel Pricing
Authors: Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen

DP 2009-037
Title: Law and morality in the regulation of contracts: lessons from ancient Rome
Authors: Péter Cserne and Gergely Deli

DP 2009-036
Title: Corporate Taxation, Firm Entry Rates, and Entrants' Size: Evidence from Europe
Authors: Marco Da Rin, Marina Di Giacomo and Alessandro Sembenelli

DP 2009-035
Title: Hospital Mergers and the Public Interest: Recent Developments in the Netherlands
Authors: Marcel Canoy and Wolf Sauter

DP 2009-034
Title: Network Neutrality between False Positives and False Negatives: Introducing a European Approach to American Broadband Markets
Author: Jasper P. Sluijs

DP 2009-033
Title: The Iconic Boom in Modern Russian Art
Authors: Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers

DP 2009-032
Title: Concluding the WTO Services Negotiations on Domestic Regulation - Walk Unafraid
Author: Panagiotis Delimatsis

DP 2009-031
Title: Shareholder Activism through the Proxy Process
Authors: Luc Renneboog and Peter G. Szilagyi

DP 2009-029
Title: 'Thou shall not...(dis)trust': Codes of Conduct and Harmonization of Professional Standards in the EU
Author: Panagiotis Delimatsis

DP 2009-028
Title: One foot in the grave or one step beyond? From Sodemare to DocMorris: the EU's freedom of establishment case law concerning healthcare
Authors: Leigh Hancher and Wolf Sauter

DP 2009-027
Title: On the Necessity of Necessity: An Economic Analysis of Contracts Concluded in a Situation of Need
Authors: Péter Cserne and Ákos Szalai

DP 2009-026
Title: An Empirical Analysis of Legal Insider Trading in the Netherlands
Authors: Hans Degryse, Frank de Jong and Jérémie Lefebvre

DP 2009-025
Title: The Modified Belgian Framework for Contributions in Kind, Share Buy Backs and Financial Assistance
Author: Christoph Van der Elst

DP 2009-024
Title: The Belgian Struggle for Corporate Governance Improvements
Author: Christoph Van der Elst

DP 2009-023
Title: Risk Management in European and American Corporate Law
Authors: Christoph Van der Elst and Marijn Van Daelen

DP 2009-022
Title: Why are the French so Different from the Germans? Underpricing of IPOs on the Euro New Markets
Authors: Marc Goergen, Arif Khurshed and Luc Renneboog

DP 2009-021
Title: Academic Faculty Governance and Recruitment Decisions
Authors: Jens Prüfer and Uwe Walz

DP 2009-020
Title: The Importance of Trust for Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital
Authors: Laura Bottazzi, Marco Da Rin and Thomas Hellmann

DP 2009-019
Title: Shareholder Activism through Proxy Proposals: The European Perspective
Authors: Peter Cziraki, Luc Renneboog and Peter G. Szilagyi

DP 2009-018
Title: Where Angels Fear to Trade: The Role of Religion in Household Finance
Authors: Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers

DP 2009-017
Title: Naked Exclusion: Towards a Behavioral Approach to Exclusive Dealing
Authors: Jan Boone, Wieland Müller and Sigrid Suetens

DP 2009-016
Title: An analysis of the general consumer interest as a source of regulatory legitimacy in the case of the Dutch Healthcare Authority
Author: Wolf Sauter

DP 2009-015
Title: Exclusion as Inefficient Insurance
Authors: Cédric Argenton and Bert Willems

DP 2009-014
Title: Revised title: 'The Voracity Effect' and Climate Change: The Impact of Clean Technologies (was: On Cleaner Technologies in a Transboundary Pollution Game
Authors: Hassan Benchekroun and Amrita Ray Chaudhuri

DP 2009-013
Title: Regulation of the Postgraduate Medical Education
Authors: Eveline Berende, Matthias Dehn, Katalin Katona and Ilaria Mosca

DP 2009-012
Title: The Effect of Police on Recorded Crime Vs. The Effect of Police On Victimisation of Crime. Evidence for England and Wales
Authors: Ben Vollaard and Joseph Hamed

DP 2009-011
Title: The interplay between objectives of the European Union's energy policy: The case of State funding of energy infrastructure
Author: Natalia Fiedziuk

DP 2009-010
Title: Do We ( Still) Know What We are Protecting?
Author: Laura Parret

DP 2009-009
Title: The Impact of Firm and Industry Characteristics on Small Firms' Capital Structure: Evidence from Dutch Panel Data
Authors: Hans Degryse, Peter de Goeij and Peter Kappert

DP 2009-008
Title: Cross-Border Exposures and Financial Contagion
Authors: Hans Degryse, Muhammad Ather Elahi and María Fabiana Penas

DP 2009-007
Title: Federalism, substantive preemption, and limits on antitrust: an application to patent holdup
Authors: Bruce H. Kobayashi and Joshua D. Wright

(This paper results from the TILEC IIPC grant competition)

DP 2009-006
Title: Optimal Patent Jurisprudence
Authors: Scott Baker and Claudio Mezzetti

(This paper results from the TILEC IIPC grant competition)

DP 2009-005
Title: Empirical Tests for Creative Destruction in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Authors: Darshak Patel and Michael R. Ward

(This paper results from the TILEC IIPC grant competition)

DP 2009-004
Title: Buying Beauty: On prices and Returns in the Art Market
Authors: Luc Renneboog and Christophe Spaenjers

DP 2009-003
Title: Exchange Trading Rules
Authors: Douglas Cumming and Sofia Johan

DP 2009-002
Title: Relationship Lending and Firm Innovativeness
Author: Caterina Giannetti

DP 2009-001
Title: Empowering the ECB to Supervise Banks: A Choice‐Based Approach
Authors: Gerard Hertig, Ruben Lee and Joseph A. McCahery