Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 24 Aug 2017 - 23 Oct 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Spending, Relationship Quality, and Life Satisfaction in Retirement

The American College, Eastern New Mexico University and Texas Tech University
362
2.

The Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Incentives

London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting
261
3.

Hiring Your Friends: Evidence from the Market for Financial Economists

University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce and Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
178
4.

Are Law Degrees As Valuable to Minorities?

Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick and USC Gould School of Law
114
5.

Performance Isn't Everything: Personal Characteristics and Career Outcomes of Mutual Fund Managers

University of California, Davis, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
99
6.

The Impact of Restricting Labor Mobility on Corporate Investment and Entrepreneurship

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
86
7.

Are CEOs More Likely to Be First-Borns?

Imperial College London and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
83
8.

Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations

University of Essex, SOFI, Stockholm University and Maastricht University
78
9.

An Introduction to Audit Studies in the Social Sciences

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Sociology
71
10.

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth Its Weight in Gold?

Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
69

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 23 Oct 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration

Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
49,212
2.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
24,620
3.

Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns

University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
21,433
4.

Executive Compensation

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
18,860
5.

The 'IKEA Effect': When Labor Leads to Love

Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
16,629
6.

CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How

SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
14,468
7.

The Role of Education Quality for Economic Growth

Stanford University - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
11,434
8.

Understanding the Effects of Violent Video Games on Violent Crime

Baylor University, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt and University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
11,285
9.

The Loser's Curse: Decision Making & Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
10,752
10.

Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory

HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
10,524