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1.

What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations

Milkman, K.L., M. Akinola, and D. Chugh. “What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations.” Journal of Applied Psychology, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 14,428
2.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Downloads 4,878
3.

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 4,844
4.

Are Good-Looking People More Employable?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Ariel University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,457
5.

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (June 2012), pp. 347-383, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,811
6.

Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 73, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 3,765
7.

Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Downloads 3,167
8.

Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Rutgers University, Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,822
9.

Creating Social Contagion Through Viral Product Design: A Randomized Trial of Peer Influence in Networks

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University
Downloads 2,775
10.

Housing in the New Millennium: A Home Without Equity is Just a Rental with Debt

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Graham Fisher & Co.
Downloads 2,696
11.

The Unfavorable Economics of Measuring the Returns to Advertising

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Netflix and Microsoft Research
Downloads 2,675
12.

Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,532
13.

It is Not What You Get But When You Get it: The Effect of Gift Sequence on Deposit Balances and Customer Sentiment in a Commercial Bank

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Downloads 2,478
14.

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 2,476
15.

Attracting Early Stage Investors: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 185, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and AngelList
Downloads 2,370
16.

What Is a Patent Worth? Evidence from the U.S. Patent 'Lottery'

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-5
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Cornerstone Research, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,249
17.

When does Retargeting Work? Information Specificity in Online Advertising

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Working Paper Series
London Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Downloads 2,247
18.

Seeding the S-Curve? The Role of Early Adopters in Diffusion

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)

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Downloads 2,168
19.

Education and Hiv/Aids Prevention: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Western Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4024
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Downloads 2,156
20.

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, World Bank Global Insights Initiative and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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Downloads 2,135
21.

Consumer Demand for the Fair Trade Label: Evidence from a Multi-Store Field Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming, Formerly: MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-9B
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and London School of Economics
Downloads 1,966
22.

The Ticket to Easy Street? The Financial Consequences of Winning the Lottery

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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Downloads 1,853
24.

Doubling Down: Inequality in Responsiveness and the Policy Preferences of Elected Officials

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Southern California
Downloads 1,680
25.

Social Networks, Personalized Advertising, and Privacy Controls

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-07, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4851-10
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Downloads 1,671
26.

The New Development Economics: We Shall Experiment, but How Shall We Learn?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-055
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,653
27.

Ghost Ads: Improving the Economics of Measuring Online Ad Effectiveness

Simon Business School Working Paper No. FR 15-21
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management, Netflix and Google Inc.
Downloads 1,544
28.

Identification of Social Interactions

Number of pages: 154 Posted: 18 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Tufts University
Downloads 1,534
29.

Tie Strength, Embeddedness & Social Influence: Evidence from a Large Scale Networked Experiment

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University
Downloads 1,504
30.

The Socially Conscious Consumer? Field Experimental Tests of Consumer Support for Fair Labor Standards

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University
Downloads 1,490
31.

Short Selling and Earnings Management: A Controlled Experiment

Journal of Finance, Vol 71, No. 3 (June 2016), pp. 1251-1294
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,486
32.

A Test of the Law of Demand in a Virtual World: Exploring the Petri Dish Approach to Social Science

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2355
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
Indiana University
Downloads 1,432
33.

The Use of Descriptive Norms in Public Administration: A Panacea for Improving Citizen Behaviours?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University College London - School of Public Policy, Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team and Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team
Downloads 1,383
34.

Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(1), 104-35, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-116, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 373
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Downloads 1,337
35.

What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,310
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The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, World Bank Global Insights Initiative, University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee

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Downloads 1,259
37.

Looking Across and Looking Beyond the Knowledge Frontier: Intellectual Distance and Resource Allocation in Science

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information SciencesHarvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 1,250
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‘Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion and Sustainability

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 13-047
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University
Downloads 1,246
39.

Analyzing the Relationship between Organic and Sponsored Search Advertising: Positive, Negative or Zero Interdependence?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,243
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Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5245
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Downloads 1,164
41.

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-069
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations & Markets Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,157
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Using Facebook as a Subject Recruitment Tool for Survey-Experimental Research

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Political Science and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE)
Downloads 1,128
43.

Do Short Sellers Exacerbate or Mitigate Managerial Myopia? Evidence from Patenting Activities

The 2016 American Finance Association Meetings Paper, 27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,097
44.

Conducting Experiments for Gaining Customer Insights: A Primer on Causal Research (Part 1 of 2)

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Rice University
Downloads 1,068
45.

Race Effects on Ebay

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Yale Law School, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,064
46.

Causal Empiricism in Quantitative Research

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics
Downloads 996
47.

Location, Location, Location: Repetition and Proximity Increase Advertising Effectiveness

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management, Netflix and Google, Inc.
Downloads 977
48.

Health, Capability, and Justice: Toward a New Paradigm of Health Ethics, Policy and Law

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 975
49.

School Subsidies for the Poor: Evaluating the Mexican Progresa Poverty Program

Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 834
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 959
50.

Which Devil in Development? A Randomized Study of Citizen Actions Supporting Foreign Aid in Uganda

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Brigham Young University and Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 944