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2 Jan 1997 through 19 Apr 2014

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1 4,521 The Future Has Thicker Tails than the Past: Model Error as Branching Counterfactuals
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
New York University-Poly School of Engineering
Date posted to database: 24 May 2011
Last Revised: 10 Jun 2011
2 4,228 Statistical Arbitrage in the U.S. Equities Market
Marco Avellaneda and Jeong-Hyun Lee
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2008
3 3,790 How Different are Young Adults from Older Adults When it Comes to Information Privacy Attitudes and Policies?
Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Jennifer King, Su Li and Joseph Turow
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, University of California, Berkeley - Center for the Study of Law and Society and University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2010
Last Revised: 1 Feb 2014
4 2,894 The Weirdest People in the World?
Joe Henrich, Steven J. Heine and Ara Norenzayan
University of British Columbia, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Date posted to database: 11 May 2010
Last Revised: 13 May 2010
5 2,688 Conducting Behavioral Research on Amazon's Mechanical Turk
Winter Mason and Siddharth Suri
Facebook and Yahoo! Research Labs
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
6 2,517 Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis of the American Law Professoriate
Daniel Martin Katz, Joshua R. Gubler, Jon Zelner, Michael James Bommarito, Eric A. Provins and Eitan M. Ingall
Michigan State University - College of Law, Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Study of Complex Systems, Bommarito Consulting, LLC, University of Michigan - Department of Political Science and Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 26 May 2011
7 2,177 The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism
David S. Law and Mila Versteeg
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2010
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
8 2,119 P-Curve: A Key to the File Drawer
Uri Simonsohn, Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Date posted to database: 24 Apr 2013
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
9 2,588 Media Disruption Exacerbates Revolutionary Unrest: Evidence from Mubarak’s Natural Experiment
Navid Hassanpour
Yale University
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2011
10 2,171 Ideology, Motivated Reasoning, and Cognitive Reflection: An Experimental Study
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2012
Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Feb 2014 through 19 Apr 2014

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1 225 The Unprincipled Randomization Principle in Economics and Medicine
Stephen Ziliak and Edward R Teather-Posadas
Roosevelt University and Roosevelt University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
2 217 Google Flu Trends Still Appears Sick: An Evaluation of the 2013-2014 Flu Season
David Lazer, Ryan Kennedy, Gary King and Alessandro Vespignani
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and Northeastern University
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
3 196 More than a Feeling: Personality and Congressional Behavior
Adam Ramey, Jonathan Klingler and Gary E. Hollibaugh
New York University Abu Dhabi, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse and University of Georgia
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2014
4 182 Designing Experiments to Measure Spillover Effects
Sarah Baird, J. Aislinn Bohren, Craig McIntosh and Berk Ozler
George Washington University, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
5 119 Theil's BLUS Residuals and R Tools for Testing and Removing Autocorrelation and Heteroscedasticity
Hrishikesh D. Vinod
Fordham University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2014
6 87 After Shelby County: Getting Section 2 of the VRA to Do the Work of Section 5
Christopher S. Elmendorf and Douglas M. Spencer
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Connecticut, School of Law
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
7 79 Instrumental Variables: An Econometrician's Perspective
Guido W. Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
8 69 Justice on the Fly: The Danger of Errant Deportations
Fatma E. Marouf, Michael Kagan and Rebecca Gill
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
9 46 How Effective is Mandatory Disclosure?
Joshua Mitts
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
10 58 From K Street to Wall Street: Politically Connected Analysts and Stock Recommendations
Dane M. Christensen, Michael B. Mikhail, Beverly R. Walther and Laura Wellman
Pennsylvania State University, University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Business Administration, Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management and Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014





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