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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 27 Jul 2016

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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 12,789 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 12,096 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 11,259 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 10,393 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
6 10,300 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 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
8 9,312 The sharing economy: Why people participate in collaborative consumption
Juho Hamari, Mimmi Sjöklint and Antti Ukkonen
Game Research Lab, School of Information Science, University of Tampere, Copenhagen Business School and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology
Date posted to database: 31 May 2013
Last Revised: 3 May 2016
9 8,520 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
10 7,716 Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Date posted to database: 5 May 2005
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2006

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 May 2016 through 27 Jul 2016

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1 185 Is Rule of Law an Equilibrium Without Private Ordering?
Gillian K. Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University, Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 29 May 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
2 159 On the Timing and Pricing of Dividends: Reply
Jules H. van Binsbergen and Ralph S. J. Koijen
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and London Business School - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 4 Jun 2016
3 147 Three Steps Forward, One Step Back? Reflections on 'Google Taxes', BEPS, and the DBCT
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 26 May 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
4 136 The Panama Papers: A Discussion of Some Ethical Issues
Robert W. McGee
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Date posted to database: 29 May 2016
Last Revised: 30 May 2016
5 115 Good Tax Governance and Transparency: A Matter of Ethical Motivation
Hans Gribnau and Ave-Geidi Jallai
Tilburg Law School and Tax Law Department, Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University
Date posted to database: 18 May 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2016
6 113 Does Social Interaction Make Bad Policies Even Worse? Evidence from Renewable Energy Subsidies
Justus Hans Inhoffen, Christoph Siemroth and Philipp Zahn
Tinbergen Institute - Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam (TIA), University of Mannheim - School of Economics (VWL) and University of St. Gallen
Date posted to database: 17 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
7 103 Between Scylla and Charybdis: Taxing Corporations or Shareholders (or Both)
David M. Schizer
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
8 94 Searching for Our Fiscal Soul (Presentation Slides)
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
9 92 The Economic Consequences of Pension Underfunding: Evidence from the Retirement Systems of Alabama
Daniel J. Smith and John A. Dove
Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy and Troy University - Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 4 Jul 2016
10 85 Banks As Tax Planning Intermediaries
John Gallemore, Brandon Gipper and Edward L. Maydew
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University Graduate School of Business and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date posted to database: 17 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016





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