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2 Jan 1997 through 30 Oct 2014

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1 23,785 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 19,477 ‘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 17,107 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 16,973 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 13,828 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 11,377 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
7 9,916 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
8 9,605 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 9,356 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
10 8,522 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
31 Aug 2014 through 30 Oct 2014

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1 19,477 ‘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
2 299 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: 30 Sep 2014
3 246 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: 8 Oct 2014
4 154 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
5 132 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: 23 Sep 2014
6 105 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
7 103 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
8 101 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: 20 Sep 2014
9 101 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
10 93 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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