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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 17 Jan 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 164,224 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 76,536 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
4 52,750 Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
5 37,469 Conspiracy Theories
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
6 36,543 Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals
Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit
University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law and University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
7 35,376 Fuck
Christopher M. Fairman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2007
8 29,974 What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
9 28,679 How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2008
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
10 28,240 Integrity: Without it Nothing Works
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2009
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
18 Nov 2016 through 17 Jan 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,872 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?
John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
2 1,847 Permissible Negligence and Campaigns to Suppress Rights
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
3 1,693 Searching for Justice Scalia: Measuring the 'Scalia-ness' of the Next Potential Member of the U.S. Supreme Court
Jeremy Kidd, Riddhi Sohan Dasgupta, Ryan D. Walters and James Cleith Phillips
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Independent and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2016
4 1,090 Problems with Destination-Based Corporate Taxes and the Ryan Blueprint
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and Kimberly A. Clausing
University of Michigan Law School and Reed College - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 15 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2017
5 803 Inventor Sued for Infringing His Own Patent. You Won't Believe What Happened Next
Mark A. Lemley
Stanford Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
6 758 Micro-Symposium: Richard Posner's 'What is Obviously Wrong with the Federal Judiciary'
Ross E. Davies, Timothy Delaune, Swift Edgar, Jonathan Mermin, William Baude, Stephen E. Sachs, Richard A. Posner and Eric Segall
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, SUNY Cortland, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, University of Chicago - Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2016
7 663 A Proposal to Limit the Anti-Competitive Power of Institutional Investors
Eric A. Posner, Fiona M. Scott Morton and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School, Yale School of Management and Microsoft Research New York City
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
8 546 Reassessing the Quality of Government in China
Margaret Boittin, Greg Distelhorst and Francis Fukuyama
Osgoode Hall Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Date posted to database: 26 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2016
9 534 Risk and Anxiety: A Theory of Data Breach Harms
Daniel J. Solove and Danielle Keats Citron
George Washington University Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
10 508 Social Influences on Policy Preferences: Conformity and Reactance
Meirav Furth-Matzkin and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard University, Law School, Students and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016





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