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1.

Libertarian Paternalism is Not an Oxymoron

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 10,704
2.

Competition and Crisis in Mortgage Securitization

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, p.213, (2013)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Downloads 10,133
3.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 7,803
4.

Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
Downloads 5,747
5.

Origin of the Theory of Agency: An Account By One of the Theory's Originators

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 5,032
6.

Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
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7.

The Failure of Good Intentions: The WorldCom Fraud and the Collapse of American Telecommunications After Deregulation

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 207-267, 2003
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
Downloads 4,813
8.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Contract and Economic Organization and Duke University School of Law
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9.

How Much Should We Trust the Dictator's GDP Growth Estimates?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 27 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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10.

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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11.

The Common Law and Economic Growth: Hayek Might Be Right

University of Virginia Law School, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-8
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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12.

China’s Social Credit Systems and Public Opinion: Explaining High Levels of Approval

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Free University of Berlin (FUB)
Downloads 2,465
13.

Hard Law & Soft Law in International Taxation

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, Summer 2007, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1049
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,460
14.

The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 512-635, 2013
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
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15.

Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
Downloads 2,167
16.

Sovereign Credit Risk in the Euro Zone

World Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University
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17.

Tax Systems in the World: An Empirical Investigation into the Importance of Tax Bases, Collection Costs, and Political Regime

Carleton Economic Working Paper No. 01-03, International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 13, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration
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18.

The Euro Area Crisis: Politics Over Economics

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5091-14
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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19.

Distributed Security: A New Model of Law Enforcement

John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Dayton - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,892
20.

Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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21.

Can Soft Law Bodies be Effective? Soft Systemic Risk Oversight Bodies and the Special Case of the European Systemic Risk Board

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 36/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich
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22.

The Play's the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 1,851
23.

Taxation, Political Accountability, and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt Center for Study of Democratic Institutions
Downloads 1,836
24.

Financial Reporting Incentives for Conservative Accounting: The Influence of Legal and Political Institutions

Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 42 (October 2006), pp. 107-48.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,811
25.

Law, Politics, and Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2585
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,800
26.

The Three Goals of Taxation

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 1,785
27.

Corruption Around the World: Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures

IMF Working Paper No. 98/63
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,713
28.

A History of Online Gatekeeping

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 253, 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,697
29.

The Ethiopian Developmental State and Its Challenges

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Tampere University
Downloads 1,693
30.

Of Subprimes and Subsidies: The Political Economy of the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,688
31.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,683
32.

Government Size and Growth: A Survey and Interpretation of the Evidence

IFN Working Paper No. 858
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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33.

Sovereignty, Taxation, and Social Contract

Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1063
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,630
34.

Unemployment and the Eurozone Crisis: The State of Social Welfare in the Balkans

South-East Europe Review, Vol. 4, pp. 425-431, 2012
Posted: 04 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Prishtina and University of Messina
Downloads 1,619
35.

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
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,557
36.

Nudge and the Manipulation of Choice. A Framework for the Responsible Use of Nudge Approach to Behaviour Change in Public Policy

Hansen, Pelle G. and Jespersen, Andreas M., Nudge and the Manipulation of Choice: A Framework for the Responsible Use of the Nudge Approach to Behaviour Change in Public Policy, European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2013 (1), p.3-28
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Roskilde University - Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies and Roskilde University - Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies
Downloads 1,551
37.

Transparenting Transparency: Initial Empirics and Policy Applications

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 1,539
38.

The Objects of the Constitution

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 5, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
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39.

The NSA Terrorist Surveillance Program

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 43, No. 2, p. 517, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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40.

The Euro Area Crisis Five Years After the Original Sin

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5147-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,480
41.

Paris Agreement and Consensus to Address Climate Challenge

ASIL INSIGHT, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
BurlesonInstitute.org
Downloads 1,474
42.

The Great Danes: Cultural Values and Neoliberal Reforms

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 1,429
43.

Born in the U.S.A.? Rethinking Birthright Citizenship in the Wake of 9/11

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 1,403
44.

Explaining Welfare State Survival: The Role of Economic Freedom and Globalization

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 1,354
45.

Typology of Institutions: Introduction to the Series

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent Research Group “Analytics in Economics and Security” and Vinnitsa National Technical University (VNTU)
Downloads 1,335
46.

Anti-Corruption: A Big-Bang Theory

QoG Working Paper No. 2007:3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Gothenburg
Downloads 1,332
47.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Versus the Precautionary Principle: Beyond Cass Sunstein's Laws of Fear

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 1037, 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 1,328
48.

Fiscal Federalism, Jurisdictional Competition and Tax Coordination: Translating Theory to Policy in the European Union

George Washington University Law School, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC)
Downloads 1,324
49.

The Great Depression(s) of 1929-1933 and 2007-2009? Parallels, Differences and Policy Lessons

Hungarian Academy of Science MTA-ELTE Crisis History Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna - Department of Economic and Social History and University of Vienna
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50.

Coming to Terms with Secret Law

7 Harvard National Security Journal 241 (2015), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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