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2 Jan 1997 through 28 Jul 2016

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1 41,813 ‘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 24,358 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 19,942 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 18,260 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 15,410 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 13,316 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 10,395 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 10,362 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 10,303 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 10,089 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
29 May 2016 through 28 Jul 2016

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1 743 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
2 642 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
3 215 Which Variables Predict and Forecast Stock Market Returns?
David G. McMillan
University of Stirling
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
4 103 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
5 93 The Race between Machine and Man: Implications of Technology for Growth, Factor Shares and Employment
Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students
Date posted to database: 26 May 2016
Last Revised: 5 Jul 2016
6 71 Raising the Retirement Age, Fairly
Anne Alstott
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
7 57 CEO Equity-Based Incentives and Shareholder Say-on-Pay in the U.S.
Denton Collins, Blair Brackin Marquardt and Xu Niu
Texas Tech University - School of Accounting, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2016
8 56 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: 19 Jul 2016
9 54 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
10 54 Employee Participation in Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
Martin Gelter
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016





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