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2 Jan 1997 through 30 Jul 2016

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1 12,856 What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations
Katherine L. Milkman, Modupe Akinola and Dolly Chugh
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 22 May 2012
Last Revised: 4 May 2015
2 4,396 The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2013
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
3 4,357 Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda
Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala and Sebastian Martinez
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date posted to database: 23 May 2013
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
4 4,139 Are Good-Looking People More Employable?
Bradley J. Ruffle and Ze'ev Shtudiner
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Ariel University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2010
Last Revised: 6 Feb 2014
5 3,625 How the Disciple Became the Guru
Vivek Wadhwa, Una Kim de Vitton and G. Gereffi
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Harvard University and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
6 3,483 Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment
Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Date posted to database: 14 Jun 2005
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2007
7 3,143 Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions
Alan Gerber, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel Bergan
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Date posted to database: 24 May 2006
Last Revised: 25 May 2006
8 2,723 Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?
David Abrams, Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
9 2,631 Creating Social Contagion Through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks
Sinan Aral and Dylan Walker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University
Date posted to database: 30 May 2010
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
10 2,513 Housing in the New Millennium: A Home Without Equity is Just a Rental with Debt
Joshua Rosner
Graham Fisher & Co.
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 19 May 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 May 2016 through 30 Jul 2016

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1 751 Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment
Amanda Y. Agan and Sonja B. Starr
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
2 166 The True Economic Effects of Corporate Inversions
Doron Narotzki
University of Akron - The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
3 59 The Downstream Consequences of Misdemeanor Pretrial Detention
Paul Heaton, Sandra G. Mayson and Megan Stevenson
RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
4 29 Distortion of Justice: How the Inability to Pay Bail Affects Case Outcomes
Megan Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2016
5 27 How Black are Lakisha and Jamal? The Effects of Name Perception and Selection on Social Science Measurement of Racial Discrimination
S. Michael Gaddis
The Pennsylvania State University
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
6 24 Criminal Records and Housing: An Experimental Study
Peter Leasure and Tara Martin
University of South Carolina and University of South Carolina
Date posted to database: 25 May 2016
Last Revised: 25 May 2016
7 23 The Causal Effect of Place: Evidence from Japanese-American Internment
Daniel Shoag and Nicholas Carollo
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dept. of Economics
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
8 21 Scared Straight or Scared to Death? The Effect of Risk Beliefs on Risky Behaviors
Jason Theodore Kerwin
Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
9 20 The Economics of Rights: Does the Right to Counsel Increase Crime?
Itai Ater, Yehonatan Givati and Oren Rigbi
Tel Aviv University - The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2016
10 20 Police and Crime: Evidence from Cops 2.0
Steven Mello
Princeton University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016





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