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Judicial Career Incentives and Court Performance: An Empirical Study of the German Labour Courts of Appeal

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 2 (September)
    Pages: 127-144

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:20:y:2005:i:2:p:127-144

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    Keywords: civil law courts; labour courts; data envelopment analysis; internal labour markets; tournament theory; career concerns;

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    1. Fatih Deyneli, 2012. "Analysis of relationship between efficiency of justice services and salaries of judges with two-stage DEA method," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 477-493, December.
    2. Norbert Hirschauer & Oliver Musshoff, 2014. "Non-metric data: a note on a neglected problem in DEA studies," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 37(3), pages 489-494, June.
    3. Lucia Dalla Pellegrina, 2007. "Courts Delays and Crime Deterrence (An Application to Crimes Against Property in Italy)," Working Papers, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Dipartimento di Statistica 20070403, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Dipartimento di Statistica, revised Apr 2007.
    4. Giuseppe Vita, 2012. "Normative complexity and the length of administrative disputes: evidence from Italian regions," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 197-213, August.
    5. Santos, Sérgio P. & Amado, Carla A.F., 2014. "On the need for reform of the Portuguese judicial system – Does Data Envelopment Analysis assessment support it?," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 1-16.
    6. Michael Gorman & John Ruggiero, 2009. "Evaluating U.S. judicial district prosecutor performance using DEA: are disadvantaged counties more inefficient?," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 27(3), pages 275-283, June.
    7. Helge Berger & Michael Neugart, 2006. "Labor Courts, Nomination Bias, and Unemployment in Germany," CESifo Working Paper Series 1752, CESifo Group Munich.
    8. Di Vita, Giuseppe, 2010. "Production of laws and delays in court decisions," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 276-281, September.
    9. Lucia Dalla Pellegrina, 2008. "Court delays and crime deterrence," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 26(3), pages 267-290, December.
    10. Miguel St. Aubyn, 2008. "Law and Order Efficiency Measurement – A Literature Review," Working Papers Department of Economics, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon 2008/19, ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon.
    11. Dimitrova-Grajzl, Valentina & Grajzl, Peter & Sustersic, Janez & Zajc, Katarina, 2012. "Court output, judicial staffing, and the demand for court services: Evidence from Slovenian courts of first instance," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 19-29.
    12. Miguel Santolino & Magnus Söderberg, 2011. "The influence of decision-maker effort and case complexity on appealed rulings subject to multi-categorical selection," IREA Working Papers 201115, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Sep 2011.
    13. Ippoliti, Roberto, 2013. "Efficienza Giudiziaria e Mercato Forense," POLIS Working Papers, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS 175, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS.
    14. Malgorzata Guzowska & Tomasz Strak, 2010. "An Examination of the efficiency of Polish public sector entities based on public prosecutor offices," Operations Research and Decisions, Wroclaw University of Technology, Institute of Organization and Management, Wroclaw University of Technology, Institute of Organization and Management, vol. 2, pages 41-57.

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