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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Feb 2017

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1 37,724 How Fox News Changed American Media and Political Dynamics
Bruce Bartlett
Date posted to database: 11 May 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jun 2015
2 24,416 Introductory Reading for the 'Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model' Course
Werner Erhard, Michael C. Jensen, Steve Zaffron and Jeri Echeverria
Independent, Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc., Landmark Worldwide LLC and California State University Office of the Chancellor
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2009
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
3 16,981 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
4 16,170 Explaining Nationalist Political Views: The Case of Donald Trump
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Pablo Diego-Rosell
Gallup and Gallup
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2016
5 15,955 Social Mood, Stock Market Performance and U.S. Presidential Elections: A Socionomic Perspective on Voting Results
Robert R. Prechter, Deepak Goel, Wayne D. Parker and Matt Lampert
Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute, Emory University School of Medicine and Socionomics Institute
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2012
6 14,879 Choice Architecture
Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein and John P. Balz
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Political Science Department
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2010
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2010
7 14,136 Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics, and Legality -- Abridged (English Language Version)
Werner Erhard, Michael C. Jensen and Steve Zaffron
Independent, Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Date posted to database: 18 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
8 10,862 Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity
Paul Slovic, David Zionts, Andrew Keane Woods, Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks
Decision Research, Harvard Law School, University of Kentucky - College of Law, New York University School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 1 May 2013
9 9,517 The Skin In The Game Heuristic for Protection Against Tail Events
Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Constantine Sandis
NYU-Tandon School of Engineering and Oxford Brookes University - Oxford Brooks
Date posted to database: 26 Jul 2013
Last Revised: 10 Jun 2014
10 7,384 Search for Identity: Turkey's Identity Crisis
Semih Minareci
Date posted to database: 7 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 10 Dec 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Dec 2016 through 21 Feb 2017

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1 1,800 Extreme Protest Tactics Reduce Popular Support for Social Movements
Matthew Feinberg, Robb Willer and Chloe Kovacheff
University of Toronto - Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Stanford University and University of Toronto - Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2017
2 419 Can It Happen Here?: Donald Trump and the Paradox of Populist Government
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 5 Jan 2017
3 202 Essay: Race or Party, Party as Race, or Party All the Time: Three Uneasy Approaches to Conjoined Polarization in Redistricting and Voting Cases
Richard L. Hasen
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
4 184 Migration Governance in the UN: What is the Global Compact and What Does it Mean?
Elspeth Guild and Stefanie Grant
Independent and Independent
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
5 183 Jobs, Crime, and Votes – A Short-Run Evaluation of the Refugee Crisis in Germany
Markus Gehrsitz and Martin Ungerer
University of Strathclyde and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
6 171 Make America Tweet Again: A Dynamic Analysis of Micro-Blogging During the 2016 U.S. Republican Primary Debates
Ron Berman, Colman Humphrey, Shiri Melumad and Robert J. Meyer
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Columbia University, Columbia Business School, Marketing and University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
7 110 Does U.S. Law Permit a Ban on Entry into the United States Based on Religion?
Cindy Galway Buys
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2017
8 105 How Surprising Was Trump's Victory? Notes on Predictions in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
Fred Andrew Wright and Alec Aidan Wright
North Carolina State University and Chapel Hill High School
Date posted to database: 18 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2017
9 93 Populism and the Return of the 'Paranoid Style': Some Evidence and a Simple Model of Demand for Incompetence as Insurance against Elite Betrayal
Rafael Di Tella and Julio J. Rotemberg
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
10 89 Why Religious Freedom? Why the Religiously Committed, the Religiously Indifferent and Those Hostile to Religion Should Care
Brett G. Scharffs
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2017

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