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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Apr 2015

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1 18,951 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
2 14,358 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
3 12,528 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
4 10,003 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 8,536 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford University, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
6 8,034 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 4,056 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 3,975 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
9 3,691 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
10 3,117 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
20 Feb 2015 through 21 Apr 2015

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1 258 The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective
Anne-Lise Sibony and Alberto Alemanno
Université de Liège and HEC Paris
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
2 244 Which Way to Nudge? Uncovering Preferences in the Behavioral Age
Jacob Goldin
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
3 167 Using the 'Smart Return' to Reduce Tax Evasion
Joseph Bankman, Clifford Nass and Joel B. Slemrod
Stanford Law School, Stanford University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2015
4 162 Regulating Internalities
Hunt Allcott and Cass R. Sunstein
New York University (NYU) and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 1 Mar 2015
5 101 Regulation As Delegation
Oren Bar-Gill and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 1 Mar 2015
6 98 Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Severely Mentally Ill
David B. Kopel and Clayton E. Cramer
Independence Institute and College of Western Idaho
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
7 95 A Fuller Understanding of Contractual Commitment
Zev J. Eigen and David A. Hoffman
Northwestern University School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
8 95 Pension De-Risking
Paul M. Secunda and Brendan S. Maher
Marquette University - Law School and University of Connecticut School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
9 94 Nudge: Three Degrees of Concern
Robert Baldwin
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 5 Mar 2015
10 91 Does the Law of Delict Have a Future? On Neuroscience and Liability
Jan M. Smits
Maastricht University Faculty of Law - Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI)
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015





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