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1.

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 3,779
2.

Water Scarcity, Marketing, and Privatization

Texas Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 7, pp. 1873-1902, June 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - Rogers College of Law
Downloads 2,229
3.

The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 512-635, 2013
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,073
4.

Financial Constraints on Corporate Goodness

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and Columbia University

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Downloads 1,771
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Protecting Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism and the Patient Protective-Argument

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,562
6.

Patents and Human Rights: Where is the Paradox?

Molengrafica Series, Forthcoming, New York University, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-38, New York University Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
New York University - School of Law
Downloads 1,242
7.

A Critical Assessment of Libertarian Paternalism

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute
Downloads 1,017
8.

The Internet and Racial Hate Crime: Offline Spillovers from Online Access

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 381-403, June 2016, NET Institute Working Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,012
9.

The Obsolescence of Customary International Law

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 16 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Downloads 997
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Evaluating the Impact of School Decentralization on Education Quality

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Downloads 953
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The Bigger the Better? Evidence of the Effect of Government Size on Life Satisfaction around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business, University of Heidelberg and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Downloads 942
12.

Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor

Briefing Papers No. 14-7, June 2014, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-35, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-35
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 941
13.

Pricing What is Priceless: A Status Report on Non-Market Valuation of Environmental Resources

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 26 Nov 1997
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
Downloads 917
14.

Cybersecurity: What About U.S. Policy?

Journal of Law, Technology and Policy, Vol. 2015, 341 (2015)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Western Carolina University
Downloads 816
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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Fundamentals

Briefing Papers, No. 08-10, September 2008, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 585, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 585
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 806
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On the Origins of the Concept of Natural Monopoly

Università di Lecce Department of Economics Working Paper No. 92/45,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Università del Salento (Lecce) - Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Economia
Downloads 802
17.

Promoting Environmental Innovation with Intellectual Property Innovation: A New Basis for Patent Rewards

Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 708
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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act & Government Contractors: Compliance Trends & Collateral Consequences

Briefing Papers, Nos. 11-9, August 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 586, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 586
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 698
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The Liberalisation of Postal Services in the European Union: An Analysis of Directive 97/67

THE LIBERALISATION OF POSTAL SERVICES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, Damien Geradin, ed., pp. 91-109, Kluwer Law International, 2002
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC) and SJ Berwin LLP
Downloads 672
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Constraining Managers without Owners: Governance of the Not-for-Profit Enterprise

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management

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Downloads 646
21.

Statistical, Identifiable and Iconic Victims and Perpetrators

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Psychology and Stanford Law School
Downloads 644
22.

Copyright in an Era of Information Overload: Toward the Privileging of Categorizers

Vanderbilt Law Review, 2007, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 888410
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 626
23.

Risk Communication and Management in the 21st Century

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 04-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
King's College London - International Policy Institute
Downloads 595
24.

Democracy and Political Knowledge in Ancient Athens

Ethics, Vol. 119, No. 3, pp. 585-590, April 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 592
25.

Reputation and Intermediaries in Electronic Commerce

Louisiana State University Law Review, Vol. 63, 2002
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jul 2002
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 569
26.

Restoring the General to the General Welfare Clause

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 63, 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 560
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Democracy, Credibility and Clientelism

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3472
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Downloads 552
28.

Are Private Prisons to Blame for Mass Incarceration and its Evils? Prison Conditions, Neoliberalism, and Public Choice

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Downloads 513
29.

The Demand for Flood Insurance: Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jul 1999
Working Paper Series
St. John's University - Peter J. Tobin College of Business and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
Downloads 489
30.

Private Motive and Perpetual Conditions in Charitable Naming Gifts: When Good Names Go Bad

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, February 2005
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 477
31.

The Congressional War on Contractors

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 235, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-110, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-110
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 476
32.

(How) Do Research and Administrative Duties Affect University Professors’ Teaching?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Universitat Jaume I, University of Granada - Campus La Cartuja, Universitat Jaume I and Complutense University of Madrid - Facultad de Económicas y Empresariales
Downloads 473
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Markets for Power in the United States: An Interim Assessment

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Downloads 471
34.

Public Service Broadcasting Without the BBC?

IEA Occasional Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
David Hume Institute
Downloads 449
35.

A House of Cards Falls: Why 'Too Big to Debar' is All Slogan and Little Substance

Fordham Law Review Res Gestae, Vol. 80, No. 49, 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-8, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-8
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
The George Washington University Law School
Downloads 448
36.

Public Sector Efficiency: Evidence for New EU Member States and Emerging Markets

ECB Working Paper No. 581
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Lisbon - ISEG (School of Economics and Management), European Central Bank (ECB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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37.

Optimal Fiscal Policy, Public Capital and the Productivity Slowdown

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Oct 1996
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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Kansas State University - Department of Economics

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38.

Five Reasons to Promote Open Access and Five Roads to Accomplish it in Social and Cultural Science

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
EDUDATA FUND
Downloads 400
39.

Globalization and the Rise of Mega-Cities in the Developing World

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2208
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and VU University Amsterdam

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40.

The Hidden Function of Takings Compensation

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 96, Pg. 1673, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-03, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Bar Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 387
41.

Cultural Environmentalism and the Wealth of Networks

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 1083, 2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University - School of Law
Downloads 381
42.

The Capabilities Approach and Political Liberalism

Thom Brooks and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds), Rawls's Political Liberalism, New York: Columbia University Press, (2015) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Durham University
Downloads 377
43.

Lobotomizing the Defense Brain

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-34
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 374
44.

The Sharing Turn: Why We are Generally Nice and Have a Good Chance to Cooperate our Way Out of the Mess We Have Gotten Ourselves Into

In: Wolfgang Sützl, Felix Stalder, Ronald Maier, Theo Hug (Eds.): Cultures and Ethics of Sharing / Kulturen und Ethiken des Teilens innsbruck University Press 2012, ISBN 978-3-902811-74-5. Full text available for download from publisher's website.,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
freelance
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45.

Pork and Typhoons: The Influence of Political Connections on Disaster Response

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 366
46.

Capital Charging in Public Healthcare

Aberdeen Acct., Finance & Mgmt. Working Paper No. 00-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Aberdeen - Business School
Downloads 363
47.

Does School Privatization Improve Educational Achievement? Evidence from Sweden's Voucher Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3691
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Stockholm University and University of Bonn
Downloads 361
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School District Consolidation, Student Performance, and Housing Values

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics

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49.

The Law and Economics of Street Layouts: How a Grid Pattern Benefits a Downtown

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 352
50.

Manila Water: Privatizing Regulated Services in a Developing Country (A Strategy Case Study)

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 351