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1.

Agency Problems and Residual Claims

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and SSRN
Downloads 13,875
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The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,121
3.

Endogenous Commitment and Nash Equilibria in Competitive Markets with Adverse Selection

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 6,171
4.

Quadratic Voting

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 5,696
5.

Price Theory

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Microsoft Research
Downloads 4,552
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Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 657
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,904
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Digital Currencies: Principles, Trends, Opportunities, and Risks

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies
Downloads 3,158
8.

Private Benefits of Control: An International Comparison

CRSP Working Paper No. 535; and Harvard PON Working Paper; AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,746
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Cost of Capital Effects and Changes in Growth Expectations Around U.S. Cross-Listings

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 46/2004, Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper Series #06-19
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,345
10.

What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago

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Downloads 2,204
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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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Downloads 2,046
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An FDA for Financial Innovation: Applying the Insurable Interest Doctrine to 21st Century Financial Markets

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 589, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,963
13.

Excess Volatility: Beyond Discount Rates

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and University of Chicago - Finance

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Downloads 1,940
14.

Theft and Taxes

ECGI - Finance Research Paper No. 63/2005, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings, Forthcoming, CRSP Working Paper No. 600
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,875
15.

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 1,810
16.

Taxation and the Allocation of Talent

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,805
17.

Improving the Numerical Performance of BLP Static and Dynamic Discrete Choice Random Coefficients Demand Estimation

Chicago Booth School of Business Research Paper No. 11-41
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Michigan and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,595
18.

Causes and Effects of Subjectivity in Incentives

U. of Southern California, Leventhal School of Accounting; U. of Chicago, Graduate School of Business
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
Downloads 1,545
19.

Performance Measure Properties and Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1356
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
Downloads 1,503
20.

The Average-Marginal Relationship and Tractable Equilibrium Forms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,489
21.

The Low-Volatility Anomaly: Market Evidence on Systematic Risk versus Mispricing

Financial Analysts Journal 72 (1), 36-47, January/February 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), AQR Capital Management and Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,348
22.

Who is 'Behavioral'? Cognitive Ability and Anomalous Preferences

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
USC, Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), Harvard University and University of Chicago
Downloads 1,312
23.

The Limits to Arbitrage and the Low-Volatility Anomaly

Financial Analysts Journal 70 (1), 52-64, January/February 2014.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), AQR Capital Management and Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,269
24.

The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution

The Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,232
25.

2017 Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 1,223
26.

Market Insurance, Self-Insurance, and Self-Protection

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 80, No. 4, pp. 623-648, July-August 1972
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,215
27.

Product Design in Selection Markets

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Nuffield College and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,191
28.

Prezzi di Ramsey (Ramsey Prices)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Rome
Downloads 1,122
29.

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Microsoft Research

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Downloads 1,091
30.

The Effects of Charge-Price Transparency Regulation on Prices in the Healthcare Industry

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California San Diego and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,050
31.

Depreciating Licenses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Microsoft Research and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 964
32.

Fighting Corruption and Organised Crime as a Means of Socio-Economic Development in South-East Europe

South-East Europe Review, Vol. 2, pp. 81-94, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Messina and University of Prishtina
Downloads 925
33.

Are Immigrants Favorably Self-Selected? An Economic Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 906
34.

Field Experiments

UCF Economics Working Paper No. 03-12
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 899
35.

What Factors Give Cryptocurrencies Their Value: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology
Downloads 883
36.

Smart Cities: Explaining the Relationship between City Growth and Human Capital

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 865
37.

Does Local Financial Development Matter?

CRSP Working Paper No. 538
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 May 2003
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 839
38.

What Investors Want! Behavioural Finance Implications in Optimal Portfolio Construction

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 827
39.

The Changing Relationship between Income and Crime Victimization

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics
Downloads 756
40.

The False Promise of Social Security Privatization

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 735
41.

Media, Education, and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 720
42.

Pricing Institutions and the Welfare Cost of Adverse Selection

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Microsoft Research and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
Downloads 707
43.

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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Downloads 705
44.

Indian Mutual Fund Industry: Current State & Future Outlook

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 692
45.

Brand History, Geography, and the Persistence of Brand Shares

Journal of Political Economy 117, No. 1 (February 2009): 87-115, DOI:10.1086/597301, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-21, Kilts Center for Marketing at Chicago Booth – Nielsen Dataset Paper Series. 2-003,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg University, CentER, University of Chicago - Marketing Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 688
46.

Let the Right 'One' Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 709
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 678
47.

Corruption, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Surrey and University of Greenwich
Downloads 667
48.

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1045
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 650
49.

Bank vs. Bond Finance: A Cultural View of Corporate Debt Financing

Bryan Christiansen, Joyce Koeman (Eds.), “Handbook of Research on Global Business Opportunities”, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, pp. 289-315, 2014,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
RWTH Aachen University, RWTH Aachen University - Chair for Business Administration, particularly Business Finance and RWTH Aachen University - Department of Finance
Downloads 593
50.

A 'Memory-Jamming' Theory of Advertising

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 583