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1.

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Harvard Business School Research Working Paper No. 11-100
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 15,807
2.

Drug Decriminalization in Portugal: Lessons for Creating Fair and Successful Drug Policies

Cato Institute Whitepaper Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 13,230
3.

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: A Mirage

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1035, California Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 12,490
4.

Taxing Undocumented Immigrants: Separate, Unequal and Without Representation

Tax Lawyer, Spring 2006, Harvard Latino Law Review, Spring 2006, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 5,345
5.

Does Employee Happiness have an Impact on Productivity?

Saïd Business School WP 2019-13
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of Oxford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 5,251
6.

Sweatshops, Choice, and Exploitation

Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 689-727, October 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 May 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego
Downloads 5,119
7.

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
Penn State Dickinson Law
Downloads 4,569
8.

The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programs on Poverty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,549
9.

New Social Media and Impact of Fake News on Society

ICSSM Proceedings, July 2018, Chaing Mai, Thailand, pp. 77-96
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
PhD-Advanced Technology, Education & Management
Downloads 4,497
10.

Measuring Poverty

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
Downloads 4,401
11.

More Than Words: Leaders’ Speech and Risky Behavior during a Pandemic

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, University of Cambridge and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics
Downloads 4,310
12.

16 Possible Factors for Sweden’s High COVID Death Rate among the Nordics

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-27
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics, American Institute for Economic Research and Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 4,081
13.

Social Media Use and Children's Wellbeing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10412
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield - Department of Economics, University of Sheffield and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,231
14.

Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper No. 38, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office Background Paper No. 2010/11
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
Downloads 3,118
15.

Misinformation During a Pandemic

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-44
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 21 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students and University of Zurich

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Downloads 3,092
16.

Civil Rights, the War on Poverty, and Black-White Convergence in Infant Mortality in the Rural South and Mississippi

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,079
17.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Methodology
Downloads 3,048
18.

Libertarian Paternalism is an Oxymoron

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 136; FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,958
19.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Cornell University and The World Bank
Downloads 2,946
20.

Donald Trump and 'Reverse Racism'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 2,915
21.

Can Development Programs Counter Insurgencies?: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 2,785
22.

Understanding Poverty: Comparing Basic Needs Approach and Capability Approach

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Bristol - School for Policy Studies
Downloads 2,747
23.

Value Through Diversity: Microfinance and Islamic Finance and Global Banking

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Downloads 2,708
24.

Accelerating the Adoption of Integrated Reporting

CSR INDEX, Francesco de Leo, Matthias Vollbracht, eds., InnoVatio Publishing Ltd., 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,703
25.

Micro Finance: The Pillars of a Tool to Socio-Economic Development

Development Gateway, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Tech and Train
Downloads 2,654
26.

Practical Guidelines for Conducting Research - Summarising Good Research Practice in Line with the DCED Standard

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,530
27.

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 2,356
28.

Microfinance and Financial Development

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,334
29.

The Labor Market Impacts of Universal and Permanent Cash Transfers: Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice

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Downloads 2,289
30.

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 2,234
31.

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: Case Studies and Implications

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 234/2014, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-05, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 757
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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32.

Outreach and Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 2,139
33.

Next Generation Law: Data Driven Governance and Accountability Based Regulatory Systems in the West, and Social Credit Regimes in China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 2,116
34.

Happiness, Economics and Public Policy

Institute of Economic Affairs, Research Monograph 62, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Volterra Consulting
Downloads 2,078
35.

Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related Concepts

OPHI Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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36.

The Impact of State Taxes on Pass-Through Businesses: Evidence from the 2012 Kansas Income Tax Reform

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA) and Indiana University - School of Public & Environmental Affairs
Downloads 2,027
37.

A Survey on Microfinance for Developing Countries: A Social Responsible Investment Opportunity

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Department of Business Administration
Downloads 2,022
38.

The Strengths and Weakness of Pluralism Theory

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Charles Sturt University
Downloads 1,949
39.

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 1,915
40.

Happiness and Growth the World Over: Time Series Evidence on the Happiness-Income Paradox

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4060
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,901
41.

Not Separate, Not Equal: Poverty and Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,881
42.

The Real Cost of Political Polarization: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Gallup
Downloads 1,867
43.

What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Working Paper Series
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,851
44.

Child Sexual Abuse and the State: Applying Critical Outsider Methodologies to Legislative Policymaking

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 5, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Southern University Law Center
Downloads 1,845
45.

Does Corruption Affect Income Inequality and Poverty?

IMF Working Paper No. 98/76
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and University of the Philippines, Diliman
Downloads 1,829
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Financial Development and the Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 1,824
47.

Employment, Not Microcredit, is the Solution

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1065
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,819
48.

Coltan, the Congo and Your Cell Phone

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of the Witwatersrand, LINK Centre
Downloads 1,817
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When Did Scrooge Become a Role Model? Why Criticism of America's National Debt is Misplaced

Nova Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 427
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,758
50.

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 1,720