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2 Jan 1997 through 25 Nov 2014

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1 23,807 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 21,879 ‘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
3 17,245 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 17,025 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 13,852 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 11,438 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 9,939 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 9,631 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 9,390 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 8,553 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

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26 Sep 2014 through 25 Nov 2014

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1 21,879 ‘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
2 414 FORE! An Analysis of CEO Shirking
Lee Biggerstaff, David C. Cicero and Andy Puckett
Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 5 Nov 2014
3 336 Copyright and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Operas
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
Stanford University-Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 6 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
4 327 The Economic Value of Breaking Bad: Misbehavior, Schooling and the Labor Market
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Victor Ronda and Yu Zheng
Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
Date posted to database: 30 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2014
5 212 The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
6 164 Do Financial Experts Make Better Investment Decisions?
Andriy Bodnaruk and Andrei Simonov
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 9 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 9 Oct 2014
7 149 House Prices, Local Demand, and Retail Prices
Johannes Stroebel and Joseph Vavra
New York University (NYU) and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
8 116 The Production of Investment Returns in Spatially Extensive Financial Markets
Gordon L. Clark and Ashby H. B. Monk
Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and Stanford University - Global Projects Center
Date posted to database: 27 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
9 106 What They Did in Their Previous Lives: The Investment Value of Mutual Fund Managers’ Experience Outside the Financial Sector
Gjergji Cici, Monika Gehde-Trapp, Marc-André Goericke and Alexander Kempf
College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business, University of Mannheim - Finance Area, University of Cologne and University of Cologne - Department of Finance & Centre for Financial Research (CFR)
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
10 105 The Effects of Conscription on Education and Earnings: Regression Discontinuity Evidence
Pierre Mouganie
Texas A&M University (TAMU) - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 14 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 15 Sep 2014





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