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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 25 Oct 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 12,286 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 9,680 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 9,278 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 8,087 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 8,074 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
26 Aug 2014 through 25 Oct 2014

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1 181 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
2 161 'Almost Wholly Negative': The Ford Foundation's Appraisal of the Virginia School
David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart
George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice and University of Richmond - Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 24 Aug 2014
3 153 Home-Country Effects of Corporate Inversions
Omri Y. Marian
University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
4 124 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
5 116 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
6 108 '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: 12 Sep 2014
7 79 Carbon Tax and Revenue Recycling: Impacts on Households in British Columbia
Marisa Beck, Nicholas Rivers, Randall Wigle and Hidemichi Yonezawa
University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and University of Ottawa
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 8 Sep 2014
8 76 The Taxation of RICs: Replicating Portfolio Investment or Eliminating Double Taxation?
Samuel D. Brunson
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
9 58 Fiscal Contracting in Latin America
Richard M. Bird and Eric M. Zolt
University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
10 56 The Direct and Indirect Effects of Small Business Administration Lending on Growth: Evidence from U.S. County-Level Data
Andrew T. Young, Matthew John Higgins, Donald J. Lacombe and Briana Sell
West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, West Virginia University - Regional Research Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology
Date posted to database: 26 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014





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