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1.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 10,142
2.

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 7,973
3.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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4.

Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 5,164
5.

Measuring Poverty

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
Downloads 3,657
6.

Top Ten Myths of Medicare

The Elder Law Journal, Vol. 20, pp. 1-32, 2012, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-02, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
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7.

Death by Pokémon GO: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University

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8.

Links Between Stock Market Indexes and Major Infectious Disease Epidemics Persist Across Three Centuries: A Socionomic Perspective on Stocks, Epidemics and Social Health

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute and Geisinger Medical Center
Downloads 3,418
9.

'It's a Designer Baby!' - Opinions on Regulation of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

UCLA Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Downloads 2,793
10.

Gender, Feminism, and Death: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

Susan M. Wolf, FEMINISM & BIOETHICS: BEYOND REPRODUCTION, pp. 282-317, New York: Oxford University Press, 1996
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
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11.

The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Harvard University - Labor and Worklife Program and BusinessWeek
Downloads 2,643
12.

Conceptualizing the 'Fat Tax': The Role of Food Taxes in Developed Economies

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
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13.

Seven Challenges for the Implementation of Balanced Scorecard in Hospitals

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Tata Consultancy Services and Institute of Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Downloads 2,512
14.

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
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15.

Vanishing Vaccinations: Why Are So Many Americans Opting Out of Vaccinating Their Children?

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 353-440 (2004)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 14 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
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16.

Supersizing Supercenters? The Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Body Mass Index and Obesity

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 2,327
17.

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 2,207
18.

Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission

Chan J., and Ghose A., "Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission", MIS Quarterly, 38(4), p. 955-976.,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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19.

A Ranking of Journals for the Health Economist

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
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20.

Who Fears the HPV Vaccine, Who Doesn't, and Why? An Experimental Study of the Mechanisms of Cultural Cognition

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 34, pp. 501-16, 2010, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 38, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-19, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, University of Colorado - Department of Psychology, Decision Research and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 2,116
21.

Is the FDA Too Conservative or Too Aggressive?: A Bayesian Decision Analysis of Clinical Trial Design

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Pfizer, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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22.

'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
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23.

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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24.

Do Budgets Really Matter? Evidence from Public Spending on Education and Health in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1926
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and The World Bank
Downloads 1,976
25.

Household Food Security in the United States, 2004

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 1,976
26.

The Economics of Corruption in Sports: The Special Case of Doping

Edmond J. Safra Working Papers, No. 55
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania, Behavioral Ethics Lab and Bielefeld University

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27.

Transplant Tourism: The Ethics and Regulation of International Markets for Organs

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,912
28.

Health Care Systems: Efficiency and Institutions

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 769
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch
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29.

Community Competence to Regulate the Internal Market

Michael Dougan and Samantha Currie, 50 YEARS OF EUROPEAN TREATIES, Chapter 5, pp. 93-136, Hart Publishing, Oxford and Portland, Oregon, 2009, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9/2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,807
30.

Unpatentable Drugs and the Standards of Patentability

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 503-570, 2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 May 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
MIT Sloan
Downloads 1,798
31.

What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 503; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Working Paper Series
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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32.

Genes, Economics, and Happiness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and CREMA
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33.

Diffusion Theory and Knowledge Dissemination, Utilization, and Integration in Public Health

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 30, p. 151, January 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - School of Medicine, San Francisco State University, Central Washington University and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

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34.

Outdoor Recreation, Health, and Wellness: Understanding and Enhancing the Relationship

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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35.

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 1,654
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Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake Is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% oAmerican Adults

Just, David and Brian Wansink (2015), “Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% of American Adults.” Obesity Science and Practice, 1:2, 126-130.,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
Downloads 1,625
37.

Who Owns the Media?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1919; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2620
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank, South Asia and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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38.

Helping Settle the Marijuana and Alcohol Debate: Evidence from Scanner Data

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics and University of Connecticut
Downloads 1,605
39.

Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Indian Health Care

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Vivin Consultants
Downloads 1,596
40.

Fast Food: Oppression Through Poor Nutrition

California Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 2221, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hawai'i William S. Richardson School of Law
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41.

Illness and Injury as Contributors to Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Medicine, Harvard Law School, Independent and Harvard University - Department of Medicine
Downloads 1,548
42.

Consumer Directed Health Care

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2006-PB-20
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2007
Working Paper Series
National Center for Policy Analysis
Downloads 1,537
43.

Selection and Moral Hazard in the Reverse Mortgage Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Baruch College - Zicklin School Business - Real Estate Department
Downloads 1,508
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Privacy Protection and Technology Diffusion: The Case of Electronic Medical Records

NET Institute Working Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Downloads 1,504
45.

An International, Moral & Legal Perspective: The Call for Legalization of Surrogacy in India

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ)
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46.

Poverty, Education, and Health in Indonesia: Who Benefits from Public Spending?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2739
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Downloads 1,485
47.

Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3618
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Independent
Downloads 1,465
48.

Soldiers Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan: The Long-Term Costs of Providing Veterans Medical Care and Disability Benefits

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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49.

The Health Care Quadrilemma: An Essay on Technological Change, Insurance, Quality of Care, and Cost Containment

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 523-552, June 1991
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,447
50.

Ethnic Minorities and Mental Health

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 17, pp. 351-383, 1991
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of California - Irvine - Department of Sociology
Downloads 1,428