Dhammika Dharmapala

Dhammika Dharmapala is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He was previously a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Law and Economics, and is an International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and a fellow of the CESifo Research Network (based in Munich).

What is the Connection Between Collective Bargaining and Police Officer Misconduct? Evidence from Florida

A working paper finds that after sheriffs’ deputies in Florida were allowed to unionize, violent incidents increased by 40 percent. In the aftermath of the...

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