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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 31 Aug 2015

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1 21,695 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 12,558 The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt
University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2006
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2007
3 12,094 Existence and Efficiency of Nash Equilibria under Deterministic Voting
Aristotelis Boukouras and Kostas Koufopoulos
University of Leicester and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Date posted to database: 24 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2008
4 10,209 Top Marginal Effective Tax Rates by State and by Source of Income, 2012 Tax Law vs. 2013 Tax Law (as enacted in ATRA)
Gerald T. Prante and Austin John
Lynchburg College, School of Business and Economics and Lynchburg College, School of Business and Economics
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2012
Last Revised: 22 Apr 2013
5 9,816 Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Written Testimony for the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Hedge Funds
Andrew W. Lo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2009
6 9,515 The Theory and Practice of Corporate Finance: Evidence from the Field
John R. Graham and Campbell R. Harvey
Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2000
Last Revised: 4 Nov 2000
7 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
8 8,335 How to Restructure Greek Debt
Lee C. Buchheit and G. Mitu Gulati
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
9 7,716 Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
The Brookings Institution, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Date posted to database: 5 May 2005
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2006
10 7,220 Separation of Powers, Political Competition and Efficient Provision of Public Goods
Aristotelis Boukouras and Kostas Koufopoulos
University of Leicester and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2010

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jul 2015 through 31 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 288 Towards the Greater Good? EU Commissioners’ Nationality and Budget Allocation in the European Union
Kai Gehring and Stephan A. Schneider
University of Heidelberg and University of Heidelberg
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
2 193 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Our Homeowner Tax Rules
David Hasen
University of Colorado School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
3 156 Key Issues in the Design of Capital Gains Tax Regimes: Taxing Non-Residents
Craig Elliffe
University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
4 81 Re-Evaluating Community Policing in a Polycentric System
Peter J. Boettke, Jayme S. Lemke and Liya Palagashvili
George Mason University - Department of Economics, Utah State University - Department of Economics and Finance and State University of New York (SUNY) - Purchase College, Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
5 68 The Denial of IRS Access to Its Adversary's Playbook
Allen D. Madison
University of South Dakota Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2015
6 67 Of More than Usual Interest: The Taxing Problem of Debt Principal
Charlene D. Luke
University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015
7 67 The Effect of High Quality Information Technology on Corporate Tax Avoidance and Tax Risk
Russ Hamilton and James Stekelberg
University of Arizona -- Department of Accounting and University of Arizona - Department of Accounting
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 26 Jul 2015
8 64 Law, Coercion, and Expression: A Review Essay on Frederick Schauer's The Force of Law and Richard McAdams's The Expressive Powers of Law
Eric Bennett Rasmusen
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
9 61 Corporate Rate Reduction and Fairness to Pass Through Entities
Daniel I. Halperin
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2015
10 58 Taxing Potential Community Members' Foreign Source Income
Daniel Shaviro
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015





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