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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 Harvard Business School
Downloads 14,124
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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 8,180
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Quadratic Voting: How Mechanism Design Can Radicalize Democracy

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 6,674
4.

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 6,173
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 4,977
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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 4,398
7.

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 4,094
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2017 Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 2,994
9.

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 2,766
10.

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 2,374
11.

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 Brown University

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12.

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 2,118
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 Yale SOM

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14.

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 2,028
15.

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
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16.

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 1,911
17.

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 850, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 665
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University, University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,847
18.

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 1,834
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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 1,602
20.

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 1,590
21.

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 1,558
22.

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 1,542
23.

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 1,514
24.

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, LLC and Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,417
25.

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 Brown University
Downloads 1,358
26.

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 1,343
27.

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, LLC and Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,302
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 1,235
29.

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 1,234
30.

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 of Medicine and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,228
31.

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

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California San Diego and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,227
32.

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 1,219
33.

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 1,131
34.

Depreciating Licenses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Microsoft Research and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,126
35.

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
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36.

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 919
37.

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

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Brown University
Downloads 913
38.

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 847
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 838
40.

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 836
41.

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 740
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 of Medicine
Downloads 734
43.

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 724
44.

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 Brown University
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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 722
46.

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 - Department of Economics and Brown University

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47.

Indian Mutual Fund Industry: Current State & Future Outlook

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 706
48.

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 704
49.

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 653
50.

When Nudges are Forever: Inertia in the Swedish Premium Pension Plan

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and China Europe International Business School
Downloads 639