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2 Jan 1997 through 29 Jul 2015

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1 31,540 ‘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 24,076 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 18,517 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 17,603 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 14,346 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 12,197 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 10,093 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 9,881 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 9,689 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 9,178 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelstätter and Michael R. Ward
Baylor University, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt 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
30 May 2015 through 29 Jul 2015

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1 997 Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs
Christopher Blattman and Laura Ralston
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and World Bank
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
2 321 The Gordon Gekko Effect: The Role of Culture in the Financial Industry
Andrew W. Lo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 8 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2015
3 248 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
4 246 Ninety Two Percent: Examining the Birth Trends, Family Structure, Economic Standing, Paternal Relationships, and Emotional Stability of Biracial Children with African American Fathers
Tiffany N. Calloway
Independent
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2015
5 123 A Demographic Threat? Proposed Reclassification of Arab Americans on the 2020 Census
Khaled A. Beydoun
Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 May 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
6 117 Discrimination Based on SCV Holder Immigration Status: The Systemic Removal of Rights from New Zealanders in Australia
David Faulkner
Independent
Date posted to database: 8 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2015
7 110 Shaped by Their Daughters: Executives, Female Socialization, and Corporate Social Responsibility
Henrik Cronqvist and Frank Yu
University of Miami - Department of Finance and China Europe International Business School
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
8 108 Cooperation Over Coercion: The Importance of Unsupervised Childhood Play for Democracy and Liberalism
Steven Horwitz
St. Lawrence University
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
9 90 Complications in Putting Unborn Spoiled Brats to Work: Using Lessons from Labor Supply Theory to Design Incentive Trusts
John Michael Grant
New York University (NYU), School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
10 90 Flourish or Founder: The New Regulatory Regime in Legal Education
Sarah Valentine
CUNY School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015





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