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Kristin Firth

Ph.D. Student in Behavioral Science

Research Interests

Law and Psychology, Judgment and Decision Making, Negotiation, Advice-Taking, Coercion, Delegation, Credit and Blame

Working Papers

  • The Promise and Peril of Statutory Damages (with Gideon Parchomovsky & Tess Wilkinson-Ryan)
  • The Replicability of Experimental Legal Studies (with Dave Hoffman & Tess Wilkinson-Ryan)
  • Perceptions of Coercion in Plea Bargaining (with Brandon Kenney)


  • The Knowledge Gap in Workplace Retirement Investing and the Role of Professional Advisors, 66 DUKE LAW JOURNAL 633-672 (2016) (with Jill Fisch & Tess Wilkinson-Ryan) (link)
  • Separation of Powers Legitimacy: An Empirical Inquiry into Norms About Executive Power, 164 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 1869-1910 (2016) (with Cary Coglianese) (link)