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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 19 Dec 2014

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 12,341 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 12,090 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 9,746 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 9,515 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
6 9,412 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
7 8,441 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelstätter and Michael R. Ward
Baylor University, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - Information and Communication Technologies Research Group 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 8,094 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: 9 May 2010
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
20 Oct 2014 through 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 254 Piketty in America: A Tale of Two Literatures
Joseph Bankman and Daniel Shaviro
Stanford Law School and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
2 143 A Note on the Cost of Collecting Wealth Taxes
Thore Johnsen and Terje Lensberg
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Finance and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
3 103 The IRS's Misuse of Scarce Compliance Resources in the Exempt Organization Area
George K. Yin
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
4 94 The Right to Be Forgotten: Its Weaknesses and Alternatives
Martha Garcia-Murillo and Ian MacInnes
Syracuse University - School of Information Studies and Syracuse University
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2014
5 94 Can Child Care Vouchers Get Turkish Mothers Back to Work? Estimating the Employment and Redistributionary Impact of a Demand Side Child Care Subsidy in Turkey
Herwig Immervoll and Cristobal Ridao-Cano
World Bank, Europe and Central Asia and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 6 Dec 2014
6 83 How King v. Burwell Creates Tax Problems for 2014-2015 Health Care Enrollees
Andy Grewal
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 9 Dec 2014
7 80 Taxation and Dividend Policy: The Muting Effect of Diverse Ownership Structure
Martin Jacob, Roni Michaely and Annette Alstadsæter
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Oslo
Date posted to database: 1 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2014
8 76 Do Audits Matter?: A Speculative Theory of the Relation between Tax Enforcement and Underreporting
J. T. Manhire
Treasury Executive Institute - U.S. Department of the Treasury
Date posted to database: 19 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
9 74 IRS Attention
Zahn Bozanic, Jeffrey L. Hoopes, Jacob R. Thornock and Braden Williams
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Foster School of Business
Date posted to database: 23 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
10 65 Perceptions of Tax Expenditures and Direct Spending: A Survey Experiment
Conor Clarke and Edward G. Fox
Yale Law School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 25 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014





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