Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 04 Jun 2012 - 03 Aug 2012
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1.

Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), Independent and Independent
970
2.

Violence Policy Center's Concealed Carry Killers: Less Than It Appears

College of Western Idaho
647
3.

The Innocent Defendant’s Dilemma: An Innovative Empirical Study of Plea Bargaining’s Innocence Problem

Belmont University School of Law and Florida Institute of Technology
400
4.

Mobile Phones and Privacy

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
395
5.

Law Faculty Blogs and Disruptive Innovation: The Data

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
151
6.

The Property-Contract Balance

Amsterdam Law School, University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
105
7.

Analyzing the Role of Non-Practicing Entities in the Patent System

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
96
8.

Law and the Stable Self

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
95
9.

Why Do Retail Investors Make Costly Mistakes? An Experiment on Mutual Fund Choice

University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics and University of Pennsylvania Law School
91
10.

Ranking Law Journals and the Limits of Journal Citation Reports

Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell University - Law School
88

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 03 Aug 2012
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
22,549
2.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
22,409
3.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Temple University - Department of Accounting and Kennesaw State University
16,087
4.

From Efficient Market Theory to Behavioral Finance

Yale University - Cowles Foundation
11,333
5.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
9,472
6.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School
8,692
7.

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting
8,102
8.

From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization

University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Oklahoma
7,794
9.

Can Individual Investors Beat the Market?

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
7,362
10.

IPO Underpricing: A Survey

New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
7,071