Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 21 Jul 2017 - 19 Sep 2017
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All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 30 Oct 2013
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1.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
29,782
2.

Frictions to Political Competition and Financial Openness

University of Warwick - Finance Group and University of Leicester
11,585
3.

Statistical Arbitrage in the U.S. Equities Market

New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
3,925
4.

Takeovers: Their Causes and Consequences

SSRN
3,903
5.

Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
3,338
6.

The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility

affiliation not provided to SSRN
3,055
7.

Stateless Income

USC Gould School of Law
1,990
8.

The Evolution and Ideology of Global Constitutionalism

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
1,980
9.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School
1,554
10.

Measuring Income Tax Evasion using Bank Credit: Evidence from Greece

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Cornell University
1,835