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2 Jan 1997 through 25 May 2017

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1 46,996 ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 27 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
2 24,542 The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime
John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 1999
Last Revised: 1 May 2001
3 20,849 Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns
Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Date posted to database: 10 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2010
4 18,689 Executive Compensation
Kevin J. Murphy
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 May 1999
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2001
5 16,329 The 'IKEA Effect': When Labor Leads to Love
Michael I. Norton, Daniel Mochon and Dan Ariely
Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2011
6 14,217 CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How
Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 10 Oct 2005
7 11,069 Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime
Scott Cunningham, Benjamin Engelstätter and Michael R. Ward
Baylor University, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt and University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 9 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2013
8 10,679 The Role of Education Quality for Economic Growth
Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann
Stanford University - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
9 10,614 The Loser's Curse: Decision Making & Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft
Cade Massey and Richard H. Thaler
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2005
Last Revised: 5 Sep 2012
10 10,471 Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory
George P. Baker, Michael C. Jensen and Kevin J. Murphy
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 1998
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2006

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Mar 2017 through 25 May 2017

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1 3,367 Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit
Dara Lee Luca and Michael Luca
Mathematica Policy Research and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations & Markets Unit
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
2 1,033 Putting Integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach
Werner Erhard and Michael C. Jensen
Independent and SSRN
Date posted to database: 4 May 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
3 550 Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets
Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2017
4 300 Just Transitions Law: Putting Labour Law to Work on Climate Change
David J. Doorey
York University
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 May 2017
5 251 Resurrecting Labor
Richard A. Bales
Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
6 248 Robots and Jobs: Evidence from Us Labor Markets
Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2017
7 206 CEO Power and Board Dynamics
John R. Graham, Hyunseob Kim and Mark T. Leary
Duke University, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
8 177 Pimlico Plumbers, Uber Drivers, Cycle Couriers, and Court Translators: Who is a Worker?
Jeremias Prassl
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
9 151 Growing Productivity Without Growing Wages: The Micro-Level Anatomy of the Aggregate Labor Share Decline
Matthias Kehrig and Nicolas Vincent
Duke University and HEC Montreal - Institute of Applied Economics
Date posted to database: 31 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
10 143 When the History of Ideas Meets Theory: Arthur Lewis and the Classical Economists on Development
Mauro Boianovsky
Universidade de Brasilia
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017





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