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2 Jan 1997 through 26 Sep 2016

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1 43,226 ‘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 24,380 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 20,112 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 18,324 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 15,540 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 13,458 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 10,465 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 10,421 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 10,326 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 10,113 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
28 Jul 2016 through 26 Sep 2016

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1 362 Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity
Daniel R. Cavagnaro, Berk A. Sensoy, Yingdi Wang and Michael S. Weisbach
California State University, Fullerton, Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, California State University, Fullerton and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 21 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
2 169 2016 Supreme Court Commentary: Employment Law
Jonathan Ross Harkavy
Patterson Harkavy LLP
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
3 157 Data Analytics Skills and the Corporate Value of Social Media
Lorin M. Hitt, Fujie Jin and Lynn Wu
University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
4 130 Uber as For-Profit Hiring Hall: A Price-Fixing Paradox and Its Implications
Sanjukta Paul
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 4 Sep 2016
5 118 Abortion, Substance Abuse and Mental Health in Early Adulthood: Thirteen-Year Longitudinal Evidence from the United States
Donald Paul Sullins
The Catholic University of America
Date posted to database: 4 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 4 Aug 2016
6 107 An Equilibrium Theory of Retirement Plan Design
Ryan Bubb and Patrick L. Warren
New York University School of Law and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
7 58 Women in Finance
Renee B. Adams and Tom Kirchmaier
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Financial Markets Group (FMG)
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
8 51 Copyright's Race, Gender and Age: A First Quantitative Look at Registrations
Robert Brauneis and Dotan Oliar
George Washington University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
9 77 Shaped by Booms and Busts: How the Economy Impacts CEO Careers and Management Styles
Antoinette Schoar and Luo Zuo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2016
10 88 The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016





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