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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 26 Apr 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
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 12,478 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 10,043 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 9,634 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 8,882 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelst├Ątter 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 8,214 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 7,219 Public Schooling, Indoctrination, and Totalitarianism
John R. Lott
Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 3 May 1999
Last Revised: 24 May 2000

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Feb 2015 through 26 Apr 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 271 The U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: American Legal Imperialism?
Bruce W. Bean and Abbey Wright Farnsworth
Michigan State University - College of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
2 252 Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2014
Martin J. McMahon, Bruce A. McGovern and Ira B. Shepard
University of Florida - Levin College of Law, South Texas College of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
3 217 Can Sharing Be Taxed?
Shu-Yi Oei and Diane M. Ring
Tulane Law School and Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
4 169 The Historical Origins of the Debt-Equity Distinction
Camden Hutchison
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
5 104 Regulation As Delegation
Oren Bar-Gill and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 1 Mar 2015
6 97 Believing in Life After Loving: IRS Regulation of Tax Preparers
Alex H. Levy
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
7 92 In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation
Brian D. Galle
Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2015
8 90 Fairness and Taxation in a Globalized World
Sigrid Hemels
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
9 89 A Tax Audible: Coaches and Buyouts
Jeffrey H. Kahn
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2015
10 85 Public Actors in Private Markets: Toward a Developmental Finance State
Robert C. Hockett and Saule T. Omarova
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015





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