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1.

‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 67,893
2.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago

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Downloads 25,037
3.

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

Economics and Statistics Administration Issue Brief No. 04-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Office of the Chief Economist, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Science Foundation and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 15,545
4.

Emotional Problems among Children with Same-Sex Parents: Difference by Definition

British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science 7(2):99-120, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The Catholic University of America
Downloads 9,340
5.

Preparing a Referee Report: Guidelines and Perspectives

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 9,312
6.

Fanning the Flames of Hate: Social Media and Hate Crime

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and University of Warwick
Downloads 8,269
7.

What Makes You Click? Mate Preferences and Matching Outcomes in Online Dating

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4603-06
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 7,383
8.

Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Performance

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,854
9.

Women in the Boardroom and Their Impact on Governance and Performance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 57/2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,778
10.

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle with Implications for Regulation

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore, Federal Reserve Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 5,645
11.

Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does Difference Make?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 2 pp. 377-426, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,340
12.

Demography and the Long-Run Predictability of the Stock Market

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-21; Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1380
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Cowles Foundation, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,289
13.

Age Distribution, Saving and Consumption in Sweden

Uppsala University Working Paper 1996:22
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 1997
Working Paper Series
Uppsala University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,198
14.

A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,454
15.

Human Trafficking and Regulating Prostitution

IFN Working Paper No. 996, NYU Stern School of Business EC-12-07, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Stanford University
Downloads 3,445
16.

Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions?

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami and University of Miami - School of Business Administration
Downloads 3,137
17.

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 2,971
18.

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,953
19.

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 2,715
20.

CEO Gender, Corporate Risk-Taking, and the Efficiency of Capital Allocation

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
Downloads 2,651
21.

Criminalizing Race: Racial Disparities in Plea Bargaining

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 59, 2018 (Forthcoming), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-39
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 2,566
22.

The Impact of the Recent Migration from Eastern Europe on the UK Economy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2615
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Bank of England and Bank of England
Downloads 2,559
23.

Men, Women and Risk Aversion: Experimental Evidence

HANDBOOK OF EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS RESULTS, Vol. 1, Ch.113, pp. 1061-1073, C. Plott, V. Smith, eds., New York, Elsevier, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University and Monash University - Department of Economics
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.

Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Does Gender Matter?

UPF Working Paper Series, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 273/2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and University of Lugano

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Downloads 2,368
26.

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 2,276
27.

Jobs, Crime, and Votes: A Short-Run Evaluation of the Refugee Crisis in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10494
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Strathclyde and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

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28.

Board Diversity and Firm Performance: The Indonesian Evidence

Corporate Ownership and Control Journal, Vol. 8, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK)
Downloads 2,237
29.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Do Divorce Laws Affect the Intertemporal Behavior of Married Couples?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,237
30.

How to Write an Effective Referee Report and Improve the Scientific Review Process

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-47
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 2,213
31.

Youth Unemployment: Déjà Vu?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4705
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,169
32.

Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Obama: Performing Gender, Race, and Class on the Campaign Trail

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 709, 2009, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 2,160
33.

Social Security, Demographic Trends, and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence from the International Experience

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics and SUNY at Buffalo, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Economics

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34.

'Just the Oven': A Law & Economics Approach to Gestational Surrogacy Contracts

PERSPECTIVES FOR THE UNIFICATION OR HARMONISATION OF FAMILY LAW IN EUROPE, pp. 412-433, Katharina Boele-Woelki, ed., Antwerp: Intersentia, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 2,065
35.

Role of Gender Equality in Development - a Literature Review

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Helsinki and HECER - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,046
36.

From Stagnation to Growth: Unified Growth Theory

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Working Paper No. 2004-1
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics

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37.

White Sexual Imperialism: A Theory of Asian Feminist Jurisprudence

Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice Law, Vol. 13, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University
Downloads 2,043
38.

Women-Led Firms and the Gender Gap in Top Executive Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1689
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Haverford College - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,041
39.

Identifying and Addressing the Causes of Conflict in Family Business

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Saki Partners
Downloads 2,014
40.

Gender Diversity in Corporate Governance and Top Management

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 81, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
HEC Montréal, HEC Montréal - Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Governance and HEC Montréal
Downloads 2,011
41.

Role of Education in Women Empowerment and Development: Issues and Impact

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Poornaprajna College and St. Aloysius Evening College
Downloads 1,982
42.

Quantifying Trading Behavior in Financial Markets Using Google Trends

Scientific Reports, Vol. 3, pp. 1684; DOI:10.1038/srep01684 (2013)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Data Science Lab, Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School, University College London - Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
Downloads 1,938
43.

Optimal Asset Allocation Towards the End of the Life Cycle: To Annuitize or Not to Annuitize?

FAS#21-96
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Nov 1996
Working Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 1,934
44.

Longevity Annuity: An Annuity for Everyone?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 1,867
45.

Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?

CRSP Working Paper No. 608
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,862
46.

Artificial Intelligence: Robots, Avatars and the Demise of the Human Mediator

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Mitchell | Hamline School of Law
Downloads 1,856
47.

How the Human Capital Model Explains Why the Gender Wage Gap Narrowed

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1102
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Binghamton
Downloads 1,784
48.

Gender and Corporate Finance: Are Male Executives Overconfident Relative to Female Executives?

Journal of Financial Economics (2013) 108, 822-839.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
Downloads 1,781
49.

The Value of Life

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 2nd Edition, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,767
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Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,764