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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 29 Jul 2015

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1 18,997 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: 9 May 2015
2 14,514 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 13,194 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 10,312 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 8,736 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 8,381 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 4,250 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 4,015 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 4,006 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 3,222 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
30 May 2015 through 29 Jul 2015

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1 372 Which Nudges Do People Like? A National Survey
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
2 248 A Behavioral Contract Theory Perspective on Retirement Savings
Ryan Bubb, Patrick Corrigan and Patrick L. Warren
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
3 194 The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
4 157 Against Game Theory
Gale M. Lucas, Mathew D. McCubbins and Mark B. Turner
University of Southern California, Duke University and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
5 141 Does Active Choosing Promote Green Energy Use? Experimental Evidence
Simon Hedlin and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard University, Students and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
6 127 Sexuality and Incapacity
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
7 118 Safe Harbors, Sure Shipwrecks
Susan C. Morse
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
8 94 American Punitiveness and Mass Incarceration: Psychological Perspectives on Retributive and Consequentialist Responses to Crime
Mark R. Fondacaro, J.D., Ph.D. and Megan O'Toole
John Jay College - CUNY and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2015
9 92 The Behavioral Divide. A Critique of the Differential Implementation of Behavioral Law and Economics in the US and the EU
Philipp Hacker
Humboldt University of Berlin
Date posted to database: 23 May 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
10 89 From Mechanism to Virtue: Evaluating Nudge-Theory
Jeroen van der Heijden and Mark Kosters
Senior Research Fellow, Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet), Australian National University (ANU) and Australian Government, Office of Best Practice Regulation and Deregulation Policy Division
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015





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