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2 Jan 1997 through 25 Apr 2015

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1 29,303 ‘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 23,943 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 18,103 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 17,399 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 10,037 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
6 9,618 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
7 8,879 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 9,759 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 14,133 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
10 11,908 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 Feb 2015 through 25 Apr 2015

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1 3,023 Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees
Wade D. Pfau
The American College
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
2 681 What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
3 502 Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
4 483 Timing Law School
Frank McIntyre and Michael Simkovic
Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick and Seton Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
5 177 Contract as Empowerment
Robin Bradley Kar
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
6 176 The Half-Life of Happiness: Hedonic Adaptation in the Subjective Well-Being of Poor Slum Dwellers to a Large Improvement in Housing
Sebastian Galiani, Paul J. Gertler and Raimundo Undurraga
University of Maryland, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and New York University (NYU)
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
7 121 Unemployment and Innovation
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2015
8 104 Labor in the Twenty-First Century: The Top 0.1% and the Disappearing Middle-Class
William Lazonick
theAIRnet.org
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 29 Mar 2015
9 89 'High' Achievers? Cannabis Access and Academic Performance
Olivier Marie and Ulf Zölitz
London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Maastricht University
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 23 Mar 2015
10 132 Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence on Adult Noncognitive Investments in Liberia
Christopher Blattman, Julian Jamison and Margaret Sheridan
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Research Department and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015





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