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1.

Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 82,851
2.

Libertarian Paternalism is Not an Oxymoron

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 11,554
3.

Competition and Crisis in Mortgage Securitization

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, p.213, (2013)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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4.

Leading the Fight Against the Pandemic: Does Gender ‘Really’ Matter?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Liverpool and University of Reading
Downloads 10,301
5.

The Benefits and Costs of Using Social Distancing to Flatten the Curve for COVID-19

Forthcoming Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming and University of Wyoming
Downloads 8,936
6.

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

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 8,130
7.

Origin of the Theory of Agency: An Account By One of the Theory's Originators

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 7,038
8.

Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism

Mukherjee, Anita. 2020. "Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism", American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Wisconsin School of Business
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9.

Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
Downloads 6,338
10.

How Much Should We Trust the Dictator's GDP Growth Estimates?

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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11.

China’s Social Credit Systems and Public Opinion: Explaining High Levels of Approval

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität, Berlin
Downloads 4,907
12.

The Failure of Good Intentions: The WorldCom Fraud and the Collapse of American Telecommunications After Deregulation

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 207-267, 2003
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Criterion Economics, Inc.
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13.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Contract and Economic Organization and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 4,865
14.

Early Evidence on Social Distancing in Response to COVID-19 in the United States

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
UNC Greensboro
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15.

Unemployment and the Eurozone Crisis: The State of Social Welfare in the Balkans

South-East Europe Review, Vol. 4, pp. 425-431, 2012
Posted: 04 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Prishtina and University of Messina
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16.

The Common Law and Economic Growth: Hayek Might Be Right

University of Virginia Law School, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-8
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law

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17.

The New Comparative Economics

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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18.

COVID-19 and Implications for Future Trends in the UK Travel and Tourism Sector

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Working Paper Series
Istanbul Gelisim University and University of Westminster
Downloads 2,758
19.

A Theoretical Role for Government in the Financial Markets

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
University of North Florida
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20.

Hard Law & Soft Law in International Taxation

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, Summer 2007, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1049
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,709
21.

Nudge and the Manipulation of Choice. A Framework for the Responsible Use of Nudge Approach to Behaviour Change in Public Policy

Hansen, Pelle G. and Jespersen, Andreas M., Nudge and the Manipulation of Choice: A Framework for the Responsible Use of the Nudge Approach to Behaviour Change in Public Policy, European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2013 (1), p.3-28
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Roskilde University - Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies and Roskilde University - Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies
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22.

Sectoral Effects of Social Distancing

HEC Paris Research Paper No. FIN-2020-1371
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Working Paper Series
HEC Paris, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University
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23.

The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns and Condones Unlawful Disclosures of Information

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, pp. 512-635, 2013
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
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25.

Sovereign Credit Risk in the Euro Zone

World Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University
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26.

Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
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27.

Tax Systems in the World: An Empirical Investigation into the Importance of Tax Bases, Collection Costs, and Political Regime

Carleton Economic Working Paper No. 01-03, International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 13, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration
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28.

Next Generation Law: Data Driven Governance and Accountability Based Regulatory Systems in the West, and Social Credit Regimes in China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
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29.

The Three Goals of Taxation

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
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30.

Understanding the Heterogeneity of Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes: The Role of Poor Quality of Air and Lockdown Decisions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Turin - Department of Economics and Statistics and UCL Institute for Global Health
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31.

The Great Depression(s) of 1929-1933 and 2007-2009? Parallels, Differences and Policy Lessons

Hungarian Academy of Science MTA-ELTE Crisis History Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna - Department of Economic and Social History and University of Vienna
Downloads 2,135
32.

The Ethiopian Developmental State and Its Challenges

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Tampere University
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33.

Distributed Security: A New Model of Law Enforcement

John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Dayton - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,051
34.

Can Soft Law Bodies be Effective? Soft Systemic Risk Oversight Bodies and the Special Case of the European Systemic Risk Board

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 36/2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich
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35.

Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
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Stanford University - Department of Political Science and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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36.

Corruption Around the World: Causes, Consequences, Scope, and Cures

IMF Working Paper No. 98/63
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,977
37.

The Euro Area Crisis: Politics Over Economics

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5091-14
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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38.

The Play's the Thing: A Theory of Taxing Virtual Worlds

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Texas Tech University School of Law
Downloads 1,950
39.

Social Cohesion vs COVID-19

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo De Manila University - Ateneo School of Government
Downloads 1,935
40.

Taxation, Political Accountability, and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt Center for Study of Democratic Institutions
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41.

Transparenting Transparency: Initial Empirics and Policy Applications

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 1,917
42.

The Negative Effects of Minimum Wage Laws

Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 701, June 21, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Applied Economic Strategies, LLC
Downloads 1,885
43.

Financial Reporting Incentives for Conservative Accounting: The Influence of Legal and Political Institutions

Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 42 (October 2006), pp. 107-48.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,883
44.

Introduction to Tax Policy Theory

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,870
45.

Law, Politics, and Finance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2001
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,855
46.

Sovereignty, Taxation, and Social Contract

Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1063
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,846
47.

Sham Constitutions

101 California Law Review 863 (2013), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-03, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-55
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,800
48.

Palestine Country Profile: The Road Ahead for Palestine: Fiscal Policy and Performance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Birzeit University and Birzeit University - Faculty of Commerce and Economics
Downloads 1,794
49.

Paris Agreement and Consensus to Address Climate Challenge

ASIL INSIGHT, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
BurlesonInstitute.org
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50.

A History of Online Gatekeeping

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 253, 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2006, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 1,746