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1.

Self Interest, Altruism, Incentives, and Agency Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal Of Applied Corporate Finance, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 1994
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 18,700
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Video: The Three Foundations of A Great Life, Great Leadership, and A Great Organization

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-04, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Research Paper No. 11-122
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and SSRN
Downloads 4,958
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Universal Moral Grammar: Theory, Evidence, and the Future

Trends in Cognitive Sciences, April 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 954398
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,017
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Rawls' Linguistic Analogy: A Study of the 'Generative Grammar' Model of Moral Theory Described by John Rawls in 'A Theory of Justice.' (Phd Dissertation, Cornell University, 2000)

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 766464
Number of pages: 388 Posted: 28 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,668
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Cooperation and Punishment in Public Goods Experiments

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 10; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 183
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Social Capital, Trust, and Firm Performance: The Value of Corporate Social Responsibility during the Financial Crisis

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 446/2015
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Utah - Department of Finance, London Business School and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Downloads 2,108
7.

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 & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,980
8.

Are Immigrant Remittance Flows a Source of Capital for Development?

IMF Working Paper No. 03/189
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Duke University - Department of Economics and International Monetary Fund - INS
Downloads 1,922
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Doing Good or Doing Well? Image Motivation and Monetary Incentives in Behaving Prosocially

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2968, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Downloads 1,877
10.

What's Different about Family Businesses?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 1998
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,845
11.

Do Incentive Contracts Crowd Out Voluntary Cooperation?

IEER Working Paper No. 34; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Psychological Foundations of Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 507; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 714; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Downloads 1,535
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A Social Contract Account for CSR as Extended Model of Corporate Governance (Part II): Compliance, Reputation and Reciprocity

Trento University Economics Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 1,513
14.

Law, Otherness, and Human Trafficking

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 605-672, 2009, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-07
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Georgia State University College of Law
Downloads 1,505
15.

A Survey of Economic Theories and Field Evidence on Pro-Social Behavior

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 06-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 1,465
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Moral Grammar and Intuitive Jurisprudence: A Formal Model of Unconscious Moral and Legal Knowledge

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MOTIVATION: MORAL COGNITION AND DECISION MAKING, D. Medin, L. Skitka, C. W. Bauman, D. Bartels, eds., Vol. 50, Academic Press, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1163422
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,439
17.

Aspects of the Theory of Moral Cognition: Investigating Intuitive Knowledge of the Prohibition of Intentional Battery and the Principle of Double Effect

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 762385, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 762385
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,353
18.

Individual and Corporate Social Responsibility

FEEM Working Paper No. 23.2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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19.

Law, Science, and Morality: A Review of Richard Posner's 'The Problematics of Moral and Legal Theory'

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1057, 2002, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 877011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 877011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,202
20.

A Theory of Reciprocity

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 6; CESifo Working Paper Series No.457
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics

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21.

Work Motivation, Institutions, and Performance

IEER Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 1,160
22.

The Poverty of the Moral Stimulus

MORAL PSYCHOLOGY, THE EVOLUTION OF MORALITY, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, ed., Vol. 1, MIT Press, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 896388
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,141
23.

Do Incentive Contracts Undermine Voluntary Cooperation?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
Downloads 1,129
24.

Social Heuristics Shape Intuitive Cooperation

Nature Communications (2014) 5:3677
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University, Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab, Yale University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology, Students, Yale School of Management, Harvard College, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 1,112
25.

Altruism in Anonymous Dictator Games

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 16, p. 181, 1996
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University and Monash University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,084
26.

Social Preferences, Beliefs, and the Dynamics of Free Riding in Public Good Experiments

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2491
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Nottingham
Downloads 1,060
27.

Moral Grammar and Human Rights: Some Reflections on Cognitive Science and Enlightenment Rationalism

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL ACTION, PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS, Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, & Andrew K. Woods, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-124
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,058
28.

Outsourcing and the Globalizing Legal Profession

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, 2006-2007, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,044
29.

Is Social Capital Really Capital

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Michigan State University
Downloads 1,038
30.

In Praise of Procedure: An Economic and Behavioral Defense of Smith V. Van Gorkom and the Business Judgment Rule

UCLA, School of Law Research Paper No. 01-21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Downloads 1,037
31.

What is Different About Family Businesses?

IMF Working Paper No. 01/70
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 957
32.

The Ethics of Management Control Systems

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 948
33.

Crime, Punishment and the Value of Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Downloads 942
34.

Financing from Family and Friends

NYU Stern Working Paper FIN-12-007, IFN Working Paper No. 933, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Stanford University

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Emotion, Neuroscience, and Law: A Comment on Darwin and Greene

Emotion Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 918
36.

Promises and Partnership

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 914
37.

Fiduciary Rationality and Public Policy: The Theory of Agency and Some Consequences

1973 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA. In Proceedings of the American Political Science Association, 1973
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 912
38.

Trust and Efficiency

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 890
39.

Kiva.org: Crowd-Sourced Microfinance and Cooperation in Group Lending

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 26 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 881
40.

Moral Cognition and Computational Theory

MORAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MORALITY, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, ed., Vol. 3, MIT Press, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1029511
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 880
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The Dirt on Coming Clean: Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 841
42.

Environmental Morale and Motivation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Working Paper Series
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 830
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Review of Patricia S. Churchland, 'Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality'

Ethics, Vol. 123, No. 2, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 827
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Moral Heuristics or Moral Competence? Reflections on Sunstein

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 557-558, 2005, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 879827, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 879827
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 816
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Taxing Privilege More Effectively: Replacing the Estate Tax with an Inheritance Tax

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-25, Hamilton Project Discussion Paper No. 2007-07
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 810
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Determinants of Budgetary Slack in the Laboratory: An Investigation of Controls for Self-Interested Behavior

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business
Downloads 801
47.

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1038, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University and Federal Trade Commission

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Downloads 788
48.

What Should Society Expect from Heirs? A Proposal for a Comprehensive Inheritance Tax

63 Tax Law Review 1 (2009)., NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-42
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 787
49.

Estate Tax Reform: Issues and Options

Tax Notes, February 2, 2009, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 783
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Why Do Investors Hold Socially Responsible Mutual Funds?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University and Maastricht University

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