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1.

Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 70,224
2.

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 17,878
3.

Patterns of COVID-19 Mortality and Vitamin D: An Indonesian Study

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
Downloads 14,995
4.

Drugged Out: How Cognitive Bias Hurts Drug Innovation

51 San Diego Law Review 419 (2014)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Downloads 11,106
5.

The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Wisconsin School of Business

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Downloads 10,457
6.

Vitamin D Supplementation Could Possibly Improve Clinical Outcomes of Patients Infected with Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 07 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Davao Doctors College
Downloads 8,559
7.

The Coronavirus Epidemic Curve is Already Flattening in New York City

Forthcoming, National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper Series Electronic
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 7,726
8.

The Benefits and Costs of Using Social Distancing to Flatten the Curve for COVID-19

Forthcoming Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming and University of Wyoming
Downloads 6,992
9.

Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 5,912
10.

Mass Shootings in Australia and New Zealand: A Descriptive Study of Incidence

Justice Policy Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Independent
Downloads 5,213
11.

The Real World of Cost-Benefit Analysis: Thirty-Six Questions (and Almost as Many Answers)

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,946
12.

Spillover of COVID-19: Impact on the Global Economy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Nigeria and University of Essex - Essex Business School
Downloads 4,340
13.

How Long Should Social Distancing Last? Predicting Time to Moderation, Control, and Containment of COVID-19

USC Marshall School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
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University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing, University of California Riverside and Augusta University
Downloads 4,305
14.

Commandeering the People: Why the Individual Health Insurance Mandate is Unconstitutional

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-58
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 4,087
15.

Restarting the Economy While Saving Lives Under COVID-19

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, European University Institute and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,633
16.

Theorising the Fear of Crime: The Cultural and Social Significance of Insecurities about Crime

Experience & Expression in the Fear of Crime Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
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University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Methodology
Downloads 2,942
17.

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
Downloads 2,785
18.

Marijuana and Alcohol Evidence Using Border Analysis and Retail Sales Data

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
Downloads 2,770
19.

Outdoor Recreation, Health, and Wellness: Understanding and Enhancing the Relationship

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,709
20.

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,665
21.

Vanishing Vaccinations: Why Are So Many Americans Opting Out of Vaccinating Their Children?

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 353-440 (2004)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 14 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 2,605
22.

The Benefits and Costs of Transparency: A Model of Disclosure Based Regulation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
Downloads 2,556
23.

The Science and Statistics Behind Spanking Suggest that Laws Allowing Corporal Punishment are in the Best Interests of the Child

Akron Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 243, 2009
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,322
24.

Is the FDA Too Conservative or Too Aggressive?: A Bayesian Decision Analysis of Clinical Trial Design

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Pfizer, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 2,302
25.

Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission

Chan J., and Ghose A., "Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission", MIS Quarterly, 38(4), p. 955-976.,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Downloads 2,301
26.

The Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health: Lighting a Dark Corner at the WTO

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 5, p. 469, 2002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 2,141
27.

SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) Implied by the Serology, Antibody, Testing in New York City

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - College of Business Administration
Downloads 2,059
28.

Mathematical Recommendations to Fight Against COVID-19

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
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École Normale Supérieure (ENS), University of Paris-Saclay - Ecole Polytechnique, University of Paris-Saclay - Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Polytechnique
Downloads 2,044
29.

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 California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Downloads 2,039
30.

Video Games and Crime

Contemporary Economic Policy, Volume 29, Issue 2, pages 261–273, April 2011,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,935
31.

Trips-Plus Provisions in Ftas: Recent Trends

REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS AND THE WTO LEGAL SYSTEM, Lorand Bartels, Federico Ortino, eds., pp. 215-237, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,930
32.

Unpatentable Drugs and the Standards of Patentability

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 503-570, 2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 May 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,888
33.

Toward a Theory of a Right to Health: Capability and Incompletely Theorized Agreements

Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 18, pp. 273-326, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
Downloads 1,881
34.

Privacy Law Fundamentals

D. Solove & P. Schwartz, PRIVACY LAW FUNDAMENTALS, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2011, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 542, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1790262, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 1,842
35.

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: Myths and Realities

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,806
36.

The Law is a Fractal: The Attempt to Anticipate Everything

44 Loyola University Chicago L.J. 649 (2013), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper, No. 292
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,732
37.

Moving Upstream: The Merits of a Public Health Law Approach to Human Trafficking

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, p. 447, 2011, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-02
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgia State University College of Law
Downloads 1,730
38.

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 1,725
39.

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 1,680
40.

Evidence on the Impact of Sustained Exposure to Air Pollution on Life Expectancy from China's Huai River Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University
Downloads 1,634
41.

Sham Constitutions

101 California Law Review 863 (2013), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-03, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-55
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,630
42.

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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Downloads 1,622
43.

Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-27, FEEM Working Paper No. 149.05
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management

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Downloads 1,537
44.

The Law of the Platform

Minnesota Law Review, 2016, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-212
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 1,531
45.

É a reserva do possível um limite à intervenção jurisdicional nas políticas públicas sociais? (Does the Proviso of the Possible [Vorbehalt des Möglichen] Limit Judicial Intervention in Social Public Policies?)

Revista de Direito Administrativo Contemporâneo, v. 2, p. 163-185, 2013,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Fluminense Federal University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,526
46.

Understanding the Heterogeneity of Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes: The Role of Poor Quality of Air and Lockdown Decisions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Turin - Department of Economics and Statistics and Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford
Downloads 1,488
47.

Procedimento Administrativo e Processo Administrativo Latino-Americanos: Compilação de Leis Nacionais (Judicial and Extrajudicial Administrative Dispute Resolution in Latin America: The Compilation of National Laws)

Rio de Janeiro: Escola da Magistratura Regional Federal - EMARF, 2017
Number of pages: 1830 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Fluminense Federal University - Faculty of Law, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF, Beaumont & Son, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) and Independent
Downloads 1,482
48.

Government Analysis of the Benefits and Costs of Regulation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, Smith School
Downloads 1,469
49.

Sorry Is Never Enough: How State Apology Laws Fail to Reduce Medical Malpractice Liability Risk

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,458
50.

The Gig Economy & The Future of Employment and Labor Law

University of San Francisco Law Review, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-223
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 1,453