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2 Jan 1997 through 1 Feb 2015

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1 26,766 ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 27 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
2 23,867 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
3 17,590 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
4 17,172 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
5 13,911 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
6 11,563 CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How
Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 10 Oct 2005
7 9,983 Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory
George P. Baker, Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 1998
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2006
8 9,672 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
9 9,469 Performance Pay and Top Management Incentives
Kevin J. Murphy and Michael C. Jensen
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2006
10 8,627 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 Dec 2014 through 1 Feb 2015

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1 760 Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes, and Responses
Dennis Stinchcomb and Eric Hershberg
American University - Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS) and American University - Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS)
Date posted to database: 8 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2014
2 160 Are Zero Hours Contracts Lawful?
Ewan McGaughey
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
3 127 Government Preferences and SEC Enforcement
Jonas Heese
Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
4 120 Can Child Care Vouchers Get Turkish Mothers Back to Work? Estimating the Employment and Redistributionary Impact of a Demand Side Child Care Subsidy in Turkey
Herwig Immervoll and Cristobal Ridao-Cano
World Bank, Europe and Central Asia and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 6 Dec 2014
5 97 The Effect of Regulatory Harmonization on Cross-Border Labor Migration: Evidence from the Accounting Profession
Matthew J. Bloomfield, Ulf Brüggemann, Hans Bonde Christensen and Christian Leuz
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
6 87 Degree Inflation and Hierarchical Labor Demand
Gee Hee Hong, Shoya Ishimaru, Mai Seki and Seung-Gyu (Andrew) Sim
International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bank of Canada and University of Tokyo
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
7 81 The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Date posted to database: 4 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2014
8 77 Immigration Surveillance
Anil Kalhan
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
9 49 Managerial Overconfidence and the Use of Level 3 Estimates Evidence from the Banking Industry
Jan Riepe
University of Tuebingen - Department of Banking
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
10 49 Does Access Encourage Science? Evidence from the WWII Book Replication Program
Barbara Biasi and Petra Moser
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 26 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015





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