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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 17,410
2.

Countries which Primarily Use Antimalarial Drugs As COVID-19 Treatment See Slower Dynamic of Daily Deaths

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Mar 2021
Working Paper Series
CEMI-Robert de Sorbon / Lycée Germaine Tillon
Downloads 8,582
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 6,731
4.

p-Hacking and False Discovery in A/B Testing

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, OpenDoor, Independent and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
Downloads 6,510
5.

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 6,127
6.

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) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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Downloads 5,947
7.

Are Good-Looking People More Employable?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
McMaster University and Ariel University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,401
8.

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 Carey Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,217
9.

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 Chicago
Downloads 5,085
10.

The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5196-17, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)

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Downloads 4,936
11.

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

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 4,829
12.

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
Questrom School of Business, Amazon and Google Inc.
Downloads 4,556
13.

Shining a Light on Dark Patterns

13 Journal of Legal Analysis 43 (2021) , University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 879, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 719
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 4,318
14.

The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and University of Oxford - Department of Economics

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Downloads 4,022
15.

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
Amazon and Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,766
16.

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

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-5
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance

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Downloads 3,629
17.

Economists (and Economics) in Tech Companies

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 19-027, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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18.

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 UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Yale University
Downloads 3,319
19.

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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20.

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 Chapman University
Downloads 3,039
21.

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: 30 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Graham Fisher & Co.
Downloads 3,036
22.

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, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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Downloads 3,030
23.

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
Harvard Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and AngelList
Downloads 3,007
24.

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 2,902
25.

Smart-Working: Work Flexibility Without Constraints

CESifo Working Paper No. 8165
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca and Bocconi University
Downloads 2,898
26.

Heterogeneous Treatment Effects and Optimal Targeting Policy Evaluation

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 2,855
27.

Health Services As Credence Goods: A Field Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, ESCP Business School and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
Downloads 2,826
28.

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 2,773
29.

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 2,747
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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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31.

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 2,526
32.

Drug-Induced Homicide Defense Toolkit (2021 edition)

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 146 Posted: 11 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - School of Law, Health in Justice Action Lab, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northeastern University - School of Law; Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences
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33.

Effectiveness of Location-Based Advertising and the Impact of Interface Design

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 2,364
34.

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 2,340
35.

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
Department of Political Economy, KCLUniversity College London - School of Public Policy, King's College London and Cabinet Office (UK) - Behavioural Insights Team
Downloads 2,307
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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 2,294
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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 2,259
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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 2,221
39.

Non-Response Bias

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL MEASUREMENT, Vol. 2, pp. 865-873, Kempf-Leonard, K., ed., London, Academic Press
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Otago, Department of Economics
Downloads 2,184
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Gender, Race, and Entrepreneurship: A Randomized Field Experiment on Venture Capitalists and Angels

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,155
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Toward an Ethical Experiment

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,141
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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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43.

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 2,055
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Reducing Discrimination with Reviews in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from Field Experiments on Airbnb

Management Science
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Goizueta Business School, Emory University, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 2,052
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A Mega-Study of Text-Message Nudges Encouraging Patients to Get Vaccinated at their Pharmacy

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School of Management, Students, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Geisinger Health System, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Operations & Information Management Department, Students, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Geisinger Health System, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Marketing Area, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, Harvard University, The Wharton School, Clarkson University–Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics ProgramGeisinger Health System, Center for Translational Bioethics and Health Care Policy, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, Geisinger Health System, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Arizona, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at West O'ahu, University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
Downloads 2,035
47.

Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth: A Review of Recent Empirical Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8040
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,023
48.

Get Real! Individuals Prefer More Sustainable Investments

The Review of Financial Studies, Volume 34, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages 3976–4043
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 21 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University, Maastricht University and Maastricht University
Downloads 1,956
49.

Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 115 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Working Paper Series
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Downloads 1,907
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Doubling Down: Inequality in Responsiveness and the Policy Preferences of Elected Officials

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
California State University, Channel Islands and University of Southern California
Downloads 1,906