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1.

Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-56 , Chicago Booth School of Business Research Paper, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 21,604
2.

The Role of Education Quality for Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4122
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 11,937
3.

The Role of Education in Economic Development: A Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cag University
Downloads 9,605
4.

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 9,418
5.

Anatomy of an Entrepreneur: Family Background and Motivation

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Southern California, University of Akron and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
Downloads 9,324
6.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 6,144
7.

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Downstream Financial Behaviors (full paper and web appendix)

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Catholic University of Portugal, University of Colorado-Boulder, Leeds School of Business - Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 6,120
8.

The Impact of Training and Motivation on Performance of Employees

Business Review, Volume 7, Number 2, July - December 2012, 84-95
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
UBL Fund Managers Limited
Downloads 5,598
9.

How Computer Automation Affects Occupations: Technology, Jobs, and Skills

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-49
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law
Downloads 5,319
10.

The Price of 'Man' and 'Woman': A Hedonic Pricing Model of Avatar Attributes in a Synthethic World

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 957
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Indiana University
Downloads 5,059
11.

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 4,996
12.

America's Loss is the World's Gain: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part 4

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Downloads 4,933
13.

Are We Selling Results or Résumés?: The Underexplored Linkage between Human Resource Strategies and Firm-Specific Capital

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 4,644
14.

Misery and Myopia: Understanding the Failures of U.S. Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 2977, May 2006, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 79, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-31, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 931448
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 4,340
15.

Diversity in Economics: An Analysis of Journal Quality Perceptions

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
ALBA Graduate Business School and ALBA Graduate Business School
Downloads 4,165
16.

The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1357-1372, December 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim
Downloads 3,984
17.

Getting the Numbers Right: International Engineering Education in the United States, China, and India

Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 97, No. 1, pp. 13-25, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 3,793
18.

How the Disciple Became the Guru

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Harvard University and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Downloads 3,684
19.

Are Successful Women Entrepreneurs Different from Men?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia, Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Downloads 3,470
20.

Globalization Effect on Education and Culture: An Analysis

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Government Engineering College, Bikaner
Downloads 3,422
21.

Measuring Skill in the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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Downloads 3,319
22.

Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2881
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank

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Downloads 3,289
23.

Competency Mapping

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Research, March 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Classic Consultants
Downloads 3,185
24.

Scale and Skill in Active Management

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Multiple version iconThere are 5 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,171
25.

Challenges Faced by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia: An Intellectual Capital Perspective

International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 398, June 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Downloads 3,140
26.

Human Capital, Asset Allocation, and Life Insurance

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management, Ibbotson Associates, York University - Schulich School of Business and Ibbotson Associates

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Downloads 3,114
27.

Human Resource Management Practices in an Airline Industry: The British Airways Global Perspective

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Arab Open University - Bahrain Branch and Oman College of Management and Technology
Downloads 2,914
28.

Social Animal House: The Economic and Academic Consequences of Fraternity Membership

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Working Paper Series
10 Thoughts, Union College - Department of Economics and Union College - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,857
29.

Survive then Thrive: Talent, Research Motivation, and Completing the Economics Ph.D.

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Le Moyne College - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and East Carolina University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,817
30.

Education, Entrepreneurship and Immigration: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part II

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS), University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
Downloads 2,778
31.

Financial Literacy Around the World: An Overview of the Evidence with Practical Suggestions for the Way Forward

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6107
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 2,770
32.

Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs?

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Research Group and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 2,728
33.

Old Age and the Decline in Financial Literacy

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
The American College, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and Texas Tech University
Downloads 2,635
34.

Human Resource Management Practices in Bangladeshi Organizations: A Case Study on Bangladesh Centre for Communication Program

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM)
Downloads 2,629
35.

Do the Benefits of College Still Outweigh the Costs?

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Research Group
Downloads 2,555
36.

Catching Up Is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,551
37.

Employment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and its Implications on the Academic Performance of Their Children

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Lyceum of the Philippines University - Graduate Studies
Downloads 2,550
38.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2525
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Peking University and The World Bank
Downloads 2,498
39.

High Performance Workplace Practices and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1265
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Downloads 2,467
40.

Managerial Capital and the Market for CEOs

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Queen's University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,439
41.

From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality in the Process of Development

Brown University Working Paper No. 99-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,423
42.

Does a Better Education Make for Better Managers? An Empirical Examination of CEO Educational Quality and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Pace University - Lubin School of Business - Department of Finance and Economics and Pace University - Lubin School of Business - Department of Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,418
43.

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
USC Gould School of Law

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Downloads 2,386
44.

Implications of Globalization on Education

Romanian Journal for Multidimensional Education, Romania, Vol-4, No-2, Aug 2012 Pg;69-82 ISSN 2066-7329
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Integral University
Downloads 2,329
45.

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 eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development) and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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Downloads 2,237
46.

Gender Discrimination and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS42
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,184
47.

The Path to Being an Economics Professor: What Difference Does the Graduate School Make?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Cornerstone Research
Downloads 2,168
48.

Folk Economics

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Sep 2002
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,149
49.

It Takes a Village: A Test of the Creative Class, Social Capital and Human Capital Theories

Urban Affairs Review, January 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Political Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,097
50.

Brain Drain and Ldcs' Growth: Winners and Losers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 819
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Luxemburg, Université catholique de Louvain and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,086