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2 Jan 1997 through 27 May 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 12,499 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 10,093 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 9,686 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 9,018 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 8,232 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
28 Mar 2015 through 27 May 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 216 Secular Stagnation: The History of a Macroeconomic Heresy
Roger Backhouse and Mauro Boianovsky
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics and Universidade de Brasilia
Date posted to database: 5 May 2015
Last Revised: 5 May 2015
2 180 Tax Compliance as a Wicked System
J. T. Manhire
U.S. Department of the Treasury - Treasury Executive Institute
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 23 May 2015
3 135 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
4 118 Reducing Inequality with a Retrospective Tax on Capital
James Kwak
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 20 May 2015
5 110 Citizenship Taxation
Ruth Mason
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 May 2015
Last Revised: 23 May 2015
6 102 What Does Voluntary Tax Compliance Mean?: A Government Perspective
J. T. Manhire
U.S. Department of the Treasury - Treasury Executive Institute
Date posted to database: 3 May 2015
Last Revised: 13 May 2015
7 92 Which State-Law Reporting, Record-Keeping, and Disclosure Mandates Does ERISA Permit that Relate to State Criminal Laws, Insurance Laws, Healthcare Laws, Tax Laws, Domestic Relations Laws, Labor Laws, or Other State Laws?
Albert Feuer
Law Offices of Albert Feuer
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
8 83 Corporate Tax Havens and Shareholder Value
Morten Bennedsen and Stefan Zeume
INSEAD - Economics and Political Sciences and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 22 Apr 2015
9 61 On Ya Bike? A Review of the Christchurch Cycleway Network Business Case
Glenn Boyle and James Hill
University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance and University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2015
10 61 The Crossroads Versus the Seesaw: Getting a 'Fix' on Recent International Tax Policy Developments
Daniel Shaviro
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 May 2015
Last Revised: 18 May 2015





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