Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 19 Sep 2019 - 18 Nov 2019
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Tragedy of Wasted Funds and Broken Dreams: An Economic Analysis of Childhood Exposure to Crime and Violence

University of Pennsylvania Law School and Philadelphia Inquirer
310
2.

The Reverse Agency Problem in the Age of Compliance

Ono Academic College and University of Pennsylvania Law School
95
3.

The Consequences of Automating and Deskilling the Police

University of California, Davis - School of Law
81
4.

Cannabis Legalization: Dealing with the Black Market

Ohio State University (OSU), Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Students
72
5.

Closure in the Criminal Courtroom: The Birth and Strange Career of an Emotion

DePaul University - College of Law
67
6.

The Power of Observation: An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Body Worn Cameras on Police Use of Force and Productivity

University of Chicago - Department of Economics
43
7.

Sanctuary City and Crime

Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
42
8.

Researching Hate: Challenges to Tracking Hate Crimes & Practices for Collecting Better Data

University of Chicago - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
42
9.

What Role Does Serious Mental Illness Play in Mass Shootings and How Should We Address It?

University of California, Berkeley and University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
35
10.

Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Ad Hoc Committee Final Report

University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent
22

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 18 Nov 2019
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
53,461
2.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Stanford Law School and University of Chicago
25,155
3.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law School
18,332
4.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
17,684
5.

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
13,137
6.

Drug Decriminalization in Portugal: Lessons for Creating Fair and Successful Drug Policies

Independent
10,404
7.

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States

Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
10,357
8.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
7,880
9.

How a Botched Study Fooled the World About the U.S. Share of Mass Public Shootings: U.S. Rate is Lower than Global Average

Crime Prevention Research Center
7,719
10.

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2016

Crime Prevention Research Center
6,685