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2 Jan 1997 through 1 Jul 2016

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1 40,970 ‘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 24,347 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 19,883 Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns
Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Date posted to database: 10 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2010
4 18,218 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 15,360 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 13,269 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 10,359 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
8 10,328 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 10,290 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
10 10,073 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 May 2016 through 1 Jul 2016

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1 617 Why Do We Tenure? Analysis of a Long Standing Risk-Based Explanation
Jonathan Brogaard, Joseph Engelberg and Edward Dickersin Van Wesep
University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 23 May 2016
Last Revised: 23 May 2016
2 396 Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment
Amanda Y. Agan and Sonja B. Starr
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
3 206 Student Responsiveness to Earnings Data in the College Scorecard
Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
College Board and College Board
Date posted to database: 22 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 27 May 2016
4 73 Worker-Owned and Unionized Worker-Owned Cooperatives: Two Tools to Address Income Inequality
Carmen Huertas-Noble
CUNY School of Law
Date posted to database: 4 May 2016
Last Revised: 6 May 2016
5 65 Employment as Fiduciary Relationship
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 10 May 2016
6 64 Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Imperial Examination System
Ting Chen, James Kai-Sing Kung and Chicheng Ma
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Shandong University
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
7 56 An Index Measuring the Deviation of Real Economies from General Equilibria: Evidence from the OECD Countries
Yong Tao
Southwest University - College of Economics and Management
Date posted to database: 9 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2016
8 50 Adding Joy Silk to Labor's Reform Agenda
Brian J Petruska
Laborers’ Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition
Date posted to database: 11 May 2016
Last Revised: 16 May 2016
9 48 Ageing and Family Solidarity in Europe: Patterns and Driving Factors of Intergenerational Support
Marco Albertini
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 18 May 2016
Last Revised: 18 May 2016
10 51 Otto Kahn-Freund, Autobiographical Memories of the Weimar Republic: A Conversation with Wolfgang Luthardt (February 1978)
Ewan McGaughey
King's College London - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 May 2016
Last Revised: 24 May 2016





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