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  • Daniel M Klerman, Paul G Mahoney, Holger Spamann, Mark I Weinstein, David Albouy, Ryan Bubb +16 others
  • 2011
A BS T R AC T Economists have documented pervasive correlations between legal origins, modern regulation, and economic outcomes around the world. Where legal origin is exogenous, however, it is almost perfectly correlated with another set of potentially relevant background variables: the colonial policies of the European powers that spread the " origin "(More)
The Endurance of National Constitutions makes an invaluable contribution to the comparative study of constitutions. The book is the first to leverage data from the Comparative Constitutions Project (CCP), a joint venture by Zachary Elkins and Tom Ginsburg which begun in 2005 after they 'found' each other as newly-hired faculty at the University of Illinois(More)
To date, no studies have investigated emotional abuse of adult Latina women by their mothers despite evidence that emotional maternal abuse may significantly contribute to the emotional abuse experienced by Latina women in their lifetime. Cross-sectional data including 316 women was analyzed using mediation and logistic regression. Overall, 7.1 % of mothers(More)
This Article examines the adoption of rights in national constitutions in the post-World War II period in light of claims of global convergence. Using a comprehensive database on the contents of the world's constitutions, we observe a qualified convergence on the content of rights. Nearly every single right has increased in prevalence since its(More)
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