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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 20 Nov 2014

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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 12,314 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 9,713 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 9,341 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 8,277 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelst├Ątter 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 8,080 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
21 Sep 2014 through 20 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 217 Fairness in Law and Economics: Introduction
Lee Anne Fennell and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 6 Oct 2014
2 205 The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
3 157 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: A Simple Conceptual Framework
Dhammika Dharmapala
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
4 157 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
5 141 The Psychic Cost of Tax Evasion
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
6 135 'May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor': Lotteries in Law
Ronen Perry and Tal Zarsky
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 4 Nov 2014
7 123 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
8 68 Economists are from Mercury, Policymakers are from Saturn: The Tax Policy Implications of Communication Failure
Roberta F. Mann
University of Oregon School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 12 Oct 2014
9 63 Drones: Public Interest, Public Choice, and the Expansion of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Abigail R. Hall
George Mason University
Date posted to database: 19 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
10 62 Paying for Altruism: The Case of Organ Donation Revisited
Firat Bilgel and Brian D. Galle
Okan University and Boston College Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014





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