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  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, +10 authors Alejandro Ponce
  • 2001
In cooperation with Lex Mundi member law firms in 109 countries, we measure and describe the exact procedures used by litigants and courts to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent and to collect a bounced check. We use these data to construct an index of procedural formalism of dispute resolution for each country. We find that such formalism is(More)
Advancements in sensor technologies have made it easier and increasingly common to capture information using multiple media. This is especially true for personal multimedia information. Effective assimilation of such information requires recognizing the semantic correlations between media and the ability to model and interact with them in a unified manner.(More)
  • Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, +21 authors Stefka Slavova
  • 2002
In cooperation with Lex Mundi member law firms in 109 countries, we measure and describe the exact procedures used by litigants and courts to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent and to collect a bounced check. We use these data to construct an index of procedural formalism of dispute resolution for each country. We find that such formalism is(More)
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