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2 Jan 1997 through 1 Sep 2015

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1 32,542 ‘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 24,109 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 18,651 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 17,648 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 14,402 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 12,270 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 10,107 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 9,891 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 9,707 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 9,218 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 Jul 2015 through 1 Sep 2015

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1 1,190 Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs
Christopher Blattman and Laura Ralston
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and World Bank
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
2 343 Ninety Two Percent: Examining the Birth Trends, Family Structure, Economic Standing, Paternal Relationships, and Emotional Stability of Biracial Children with African American Fathers
Tiffany N. Calloway
Independent
Date posted to database: 4 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2015
3 300 A Behavioral Contract Theory Perspective on Retirement Savings
Ryan Bubb, Patrick Corrigan and Patrick L. Warren
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
4 114 Cooperation Over Coercion: The Importance of Unsupervised Childhood Play for Democracy and Liberalism
Steven Horwitz
St. Lawrence University
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
5 113 Are 'Better' Ideas More Likely to Succeed? An Empirical Analysis of Startup Evaluation
Erin L. Scott, Pian Shu and Roman Lubynsky
National University of Singapore (NUS), Business School - Department of Strategy and Policy, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
6 95 Make Yourself Indispensable: Skills Employers Desperately Need to Succeed in the Knowledge Economy
Dov Fischer and Hershey H. Friedman
Brooklyn College - City University of New York (CUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) - Department of Business Management
Date posted to database: 22 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
7 87 Effective Factors for Increasing University Publication and Citation Rate
Masoomeh Shahbazi-Moghadam, Hadi Salehi, Nader Ale Ebrahim, Marjan Mohammadjafari and Hossein Gholizadeh
University of Technology MARA (UiTM), Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of Malaya (UM) - Research Support Unit, Centre of Research Services, Institute of Research Management and Monitoring (IPPP), University of Malaya (UM) and University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2015
8 59 Do Anti-Union Policies Increase Inequality? Evidence from State Adoption of Right-to-Work Laws
Vladimir Kogan
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
9 90 The Transition from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Pensions: Does It Influence Elderly Poverty?
Natalia Orlova, Matthew S. Rutledge and April Yanyuan Wu
Boston College, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, Center for Retirement Research and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Date posted to database: 24 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
10 102 Flourish or Founder: The New Regulatory Regime in Legal Education
Sarah Valentine
CUNY School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015





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