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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 22 Sep 2014

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1 23,767 The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 1999
Last Revised: 1 May 2001
2 16,901 Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns
Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
University of Chicago - Finance and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Date posted to database: 10 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2010
3 16,898 Executive Compensation
Kevin J. Murphy
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 May 1999
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2001
4 13,809 The 'IKEA Effect': When Labor Leads to Love
Michael I. Norton, Daniel Mochon and Dan Ariely
Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2011
5 11,308 CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How
Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 10 Oct 2005
6 9,894 Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory
George P. Baker, Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 1998
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2006
7 9,578 The Loser's Curse: Decision Making & Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft
Cade Massey and Richard H. Thaler
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2005
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2012
8 9,321 Performance Pay and Top Management Incentives
Kevin J. Murphy and Michael C. Jensen
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2006
9 8,458 Does the Stock Market Fully Value Intangibles? Employee Satisfaction and Equity Prices
Alex Edmans
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
10 7,927 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelstätter and Michael R. Ward
Baylor University, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - Information and Communication Technologies Research Group and University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 Jul 2014 through 22 Sep 2014

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1 709 Catching Up is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium
Joni Hersch
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
2 493 Let's Save Retirement
Russell L. Olson and Douglas W. Phillips
University of Rochester and University of Rochester
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
3 372 Expert Workers, Performance Standards, and On-the-Job Training: Evaluating Major League Baseball Umpires
Brian M. Mills
University of Florida
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
4 160 The Rise and Rise of the One Percent: Getting to Thomas Piketty's Wealth Dystopia
Shi-Ling Hsu
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
5 153 Looking Across and Looking Beyond the Knowledge Frontier: Intellectual Distance and Resource Allocation in Science
Kevin J. Boudreau, Eva Guinan, Karim Lakhani and Christoph Riedl
London Business School, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
6 116 Textiles and the Historical Emergence of Gender Equality in China
Melanie Meng Xue
George Mason University
Date posted to database: 28 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2014
7 100 Understanding the Costs of Experiential Legal Education
Martin Katz
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
8 94 Double, Double Toil and Trouble: Justice-Talk and the Future of Medical Malpractice Litigation
David A. Hyman and Charles Silver
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
9 85 Got Clean Slate? New Study Suggests that Criminal Record Clearing May Increase Earnings
Jeffrey Selbin and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
10 71 Playing it Safe? Managerial Preferences, Risk, and Agency Conflicts
Todd A. Gormley and David A. Matsa
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 8 Sep 2014





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