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1.

Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 971, 2010, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No 09-35
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 19,667
2.

Government Surveillance and Internet Search Behavior

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Digital Fourth and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Downloads 10,078
3.

The Volatility Effect: Lower Risk Without Lower Return

Journal of Portfolio Management, pp. 102-113, Fall 2007, ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-044-F&A
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies and Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Investing
Downloads 9,693
4.

Are State Public Pensions Sustainable? Why the Federal Government Should Worry About State Pension Liabilities

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,976
5.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,318
6.

The Effects of Corruption on Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure

IMF Working Paper No. 96/98
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 7,153
7.

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
8.

Public Pension Promises: How Big are They and What are They Worth?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 5,513
9.

Pension Fund Asset Allocation and Liability Discount Rates

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam, Maastricht University and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 5,288
10.

Filial Support Laws in the Modern Era: Domestic and International Comparison of Enforcement Practices for Laws Requiring Adult Children to Support Indigent Parents

20 Elder Law Journal 269 (2013), Penn State Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law
Downloads 4,454
11.

Desiderata: Objectives for a System of Government Contract Law

Public Procurement Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 103, 2002, GWU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 4,246
12.

Education and Tech Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 4,215
13.

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,190
14.

Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security

Daniel J. Solove, NOTHING TO HIDE: THE FALSE TRADEOFF BETWEEN PRIVACY AND SECURITY, Chapter 1, Yale University Press, 2011, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 571, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 571
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,718
15.

Organizational Conflicts of Interest: A Growing Integrity Challenge

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 3,458
16.

Return to Equity in Project Finance for Infrastructure

Fulbright Economics Teaching Program Working Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Duke Center for International Development in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 3,381
17.

An Empirical Assessment of Student Loan Discharges and the Undue Hardship Standard

86 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 495 (2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,999
18.

Female Labour Force Participation: Past Trends and Main Determinants in OECD Countries

OECD Working Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 2,970
19.

Determinants of Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure

IMF Working Paper No. 06/99
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2006
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 2,922
20.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,902
21.

Knowledge About Ignorance: New Directions in the Study of Political Information

Critical Review, Vol. 18, Nos. 1-3, pp. 255-278, 2006 (Symposium on Political Knowledge), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-30
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 2,693
22.

Risk-Based Student Loans

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 527, 2013
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Downloads 2,631
23.

Data Mining and the Security-Liberty Debate

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 343, 2008, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 2,549
24.

Targeted Killing and Accountability

102 Georgetown Law Journal 681-794 (2014)
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 07 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 2,438
25.

DeKo – Currency Proposal Using a Portfolio of Electricity Linked Assets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
HarborPeak LLC and SolarCoin Foundation
Downloads 2,412
26.

Telecommunications Infrastructure and Economic Growth: Evidence from Developing Countries

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Centre for research in urban affairs and International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) - Centre for IT and Public Policy
Downloads 2,398
27.

The Effects of Infrastructure Development on Growth and Income Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Chile and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 2,391
28.

Corruption, Public Investment, and Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 97/139
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 2,347
29.

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
Downloads 2,339
30.

Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Downloads 2,337
31.

What Causes Terrorism?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
WZB Berlin Social Science Center and University of Freiburg - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,251
32.

Infrastructure as an Asset Class

EIB Papers, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 70-105, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Inderst Advisory
Downloads 2,175
33.

Social Security Benefits Formula 101: A Practical Primer

American Bar Association - Section of Taxation News Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 4, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law and San Diego State University - College of Business Administration
Downloads 2,170
34.

How to Make TARP II Work

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 626, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,166
35.

Is The 'Surge' Working? Some New Facts

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,147
36.

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
Downloads 2,118
37.

Challenges to Technology Transfer: A Literature Review of the Constraints on Environmental Technology Dissemination

Colorado College Working Paper No. 2009-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business and Colorado College - Department of Economics & Business
Downloads 2,114
38.

The Law of Cyber-Attack

California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2012, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 453, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Yale Information Society Project, Yale Law School, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Independent
Downloads 2,106
39.

The Future of Public Debt: Prospects and Implications

BIS Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Brandeis International Business School, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department
Downloads 2,042
40.

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
41.

Longevity Annuity: An Annuity for Everyone?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 1,867
42.

Unified China and Divided Europe

International Economic Review, January 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,862
43.

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 1,837
44.

Internet Filtering in China

IEEE Internet Computing, March/April 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1,824
45.

Contractor Atrocities at Abu Ghraib: Compromised Accountability in a Streamlined, Outsourced Government

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 16, p. 549-572, 2005, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 109, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 1,812
46.

The Variety of Procurement Practice: Evidence from Public Procurement

HANDBOOK OF PROCUREMENT, Nicola Dimitri, Gustavo Piga, Giancarlo Spagnolo, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Consip S.p.A. Research Unit, University of Rome and Arthur D. Little, SPA.
Downloads 1,808
47.

Accountability and Transparency in the Public Sector: The New Zealand Experience

IMF Working Paper No. 96/122
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,771
48.

Banking Reform in China: Catalyzing the Nation's Financial Future

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Milken Institute and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
Downloads 1,760
49.

Anticipatory Self-Defence and International Law - A Re-Evaluation

Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 2008 , U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 057-08-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 1,711
50.

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 1,706