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1.

The Girl Who Cried Pain: A Bias Against Women in the Treatment of Pain

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 29, pp. 13-27, 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Feb 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 15,602
2.

Social Animal House: The Economic and Academic Consequences of Fraternity Membership

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Working Paper Series
10 Thoughts, Union College - Department of Economics and Union College - Department of Economics

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3.

How Does Marriage Affect Physical and Psychological Health? A Survey of the Longitudinal Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1619
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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4.

Conceptualizing the 'Fat Tax': The Role of Food Taxes in Developed Economies

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
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5.

Controlling Organized Crime and Corruption in the Public Sector

Forum on Crime and Society, Vol. 3, Nos. 1/2, December 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
International Law and Economic Development Center
Downloads 2,655
6.

Behavioral Law and Economics: Its Origins, Fatal Flaws, and Implications for Liberty

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 3, 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-63
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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7.

Cheap Donuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Prices on Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,892
8.

Protecting Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism and the Patient Protective-Argument

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,634
9.

The Case Against Smoking Bans

Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 13, 2006, U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Missouri - School of Law

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10.

Organ Sales and Moral Travails: Lessons from the Living Kidney Vendor Program in Iran

Cato Policy Analysis Series, No. 614, March 20, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Metrolina Nephrology Associates
Downloads 1,534
11.

Nudging Legally - On the Checks and Balances of Behavioural Regulation

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2014 (Forthcoming), Jean Monnet Working Paper, New York University School of Law, Volume 6, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
HEC Paris - Tax & Law and European Medicines Agency
Downloads 1,467
12.

The Role of Higher Education in Human Capital Development

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Ibadan and Lead City University
Downloads 1,435
13.

The Long-Run Growth in Obesity as a Function of Technological Change

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 1999
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University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago

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14.

Do Physicians' Financial Incentives Affect Medical Treatment and Patient Health?

SIEPR Discussion Paper No. 11-017
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver School of Economics
Downloads 1,276
15.

Hospital Governance, Performance Objectives, and Organizational Form

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School

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16.

Natural Selection and the Evolution of Life Expectancy

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Paper No. 02-05
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
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Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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17.

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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18.

Tort Reform and Accidental Deaths

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 1,237
19.

The Disabilities Convention: Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities or Disability Rights?

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 30, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,196
20.

Does Higher Government Spending Buy Better Results in Education and Health Care?

IMF Working Paper No. 99/21
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,178
21.

The Effects of Mandatory Seat Belt Laws on Driving Behavior and Traffic Fatalities

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 85, pp. 828-843, 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Dec 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,147
22.

Nudging Healthy Lifestyles – Informing Regulatory Governance with Behavioural Research

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2012, HEC Paris Research Paper No. LAW-2013-981
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
HEC Paris - Tax & Law, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Philosophy, Independent, University of San Diego School of Law, Michigan State University - Department of Philosophy and Rochester Institute of Technology - Department of Philosophy
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23.

Climate Change, Mortality and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the U.S.

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,104
24.

The Magnitude of Pain and Suffering Damages from a Law and Economics and Health Economics Point of View

Published (in Spanish translation) as 'Cuantificación de las indemnizaciones por daño extrapatrimonial, según el Análisis Económico del Derecho y el Análisis Económico de Salud', pp. 43-59, urisprudencia Argentina, 2010(I - Número Especial), RILE Working Paper No. 2009/02,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Athens University of Economics and Business - School of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
Downloads 1,098
25.

Medical Malpractice Reform and Physicians in High-Risk Specialties

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 36, p. S121, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 1,062
26.

Do We Know What Works? A Systematic Review of Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Number of pages: 144 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Downloads 1,056
27.

The European Unified Patent Court: Assessment and Implications of the Federalisation of the Patent System in Europe

(2013) 10(2) SCRIPTed - Journal of Law, Technology & Society 246-277
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Suffolk
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28.

Is Food Marketing Making Us Fat? A Multi-Disciplinary Review

Chandon, Pierre and Brian Wansink (2011), “Is Food Marketing Making Us Fat? A Multi-Disciplinary Review,” Foundations and Trends in Marketing, 5:3, 113-196, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2011/64/MKT/INSEAD Social Science Research Centre,
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
INSEAD and Cornell University
Downloads 1,030
29.

Water Pollution and its Sources, Effects & Management: A Case Study of Delhi

Shahid Ahmed and Saba Ismail (2018) 'Water Pollution and its Sources, Effects & Management: A Case Study of Delhi', International Journal of Current Advanced Research, 07(2), pp. 10436-10442
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University) - Economics and Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University)
Downloads 1,014
30.

Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 2, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 175, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy

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31.

Portfolio Choice in Retirement: Health Risk and the Demand for Annuities, Housing, and Risky Assets

Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 80, 2016, Boston College Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2009-3, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Princeton University - Department of Economics

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32.

Health Status Determinants: Lifestyle, Environment, Health Care Resources and Efficiency

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 627
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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A Constructive Critique of Public Health Arguments for Anti-Obesity Soda Taxes and Food Taxes

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 73, 2012 , Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-44
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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34.

Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship Over the 20th Century

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley

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35.

Of Backyard Chickens and Front Yard Gardens: The Conflict Between Local Governments and Locavores

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maine - School of Law
Downloads 946
36.

Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Ranchi University
Downloads 938
37.

Behavioral Economics and Health Policy: Understanding Medicaid's Failure

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - School of Law
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38.

How Credit Card Payments Increase Unhealthy Food Purchases: Visceral Regulation of Vices

Journal of Consumer Research, Forthcoming, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 12-2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, State University of New York at Binghamton and State University of New York at Buffalo
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39.

Soviet and Russian Statistics on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Apr 1997
Working Paper Series
Duke University
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40.

Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2717
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick
Downloads 901
41.

The Health Status of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1534
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and Australian National University
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42.

How a Drug Becomes 'Ethnic': Law, Commerce, and the Production of Racial Categories in Medicine

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Vol. 4, pp. 1-46, Winter 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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43.

Are Restaurants Really Supersizing America?

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
U.C. Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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44.

Do Female Officers Improve Law Enforcement Quality? Effects on Crime Reporting and Domestic Violence

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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45.

The Emergence of Behavioural Policy-Making: A European Perspective

A. Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony, Nudge and the Law: A European Perspective, Hart Publishing, (2015)., HEC Paris Research Paper No. LAW-2015-1084
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
UCLouvain and HEC Paris - Tax & Law
Downloads 868
46.

Sports and Child Development

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3629
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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47.

Nudging Smokers - The Behavioural Turn of Tobacco Risk Regulation

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 3, p. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
HEC Paris - Tax & Law
Downloads 835
48.

Human Capital, Schooling and Health Returns

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 853
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 826
49.

What Does the Empirical Evidence Tell Us About the Injustice of Health Inequalities?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
Downloads 816
50.

Coal Mine Safety: Do Unions Make a Difference?

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University

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