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Boston University School of Law




Professor Scott Baker was kind enough to present his empirical research on the relationship between judicial salary and judicial quality to the Law and Economics Workshop run by Professor Keith Hylton and me last fall and I am honored to be able to comment on it today. It is part of a growing body of literature in law that tries to shed light on important issues through statistical analysis. Baker's paper, even before its publication, generated a significant amount of buzz.

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