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A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 3 5 34 34 9 13 27 27
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 1 6 1,459 4 5 29 6,374
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 0 5 27 818 8 34 164 2,766
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 0 5 411 2 4 24 1,967
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 0 0 4 253 2 4 32 593
Catching Cheating Students 0 4 46 46 1 7 61 61
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 1 2 509 2 5 13 1,750
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 0 0 8 144 1 2 31 439
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 3 113 1 2 15 859
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 1 4 18 898 8 39 114 4,158
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 4 16 49 835
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 2 6 55 251 10 42 189 1,204
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 1 1 4 399 2 4 23 3,897
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 0 0 1 87 2 3 13 426
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 5 124 0 3 19 551
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 0 0 8 451 2 3 33 962
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 331 1 3 19 1,464
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 1 3 177 3 8 31 1,570
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 1 1,254 2 2 10 3,597
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 0 6 1,769 3 11 41 18,827
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 3 19 154 4,601
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 0 0 2 503 2 4 22 1,316
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 0 6 146 3 5 28 552
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 1 3 575 3 4 30 4,753
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 2 8 475 2 5 28 3,202
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 2 5 54 54 5 11 90 90
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 0 1 6 268 2 4 26 625
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 0 1 489 5 10 52 2,377
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 0 301 0 2 10 2,876
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 0 1 3 563 2 8 30 3,480
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 2 159 1 4 20 740
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 2 5 31 265 3 8 73 447
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 1 349 1 4 20 1,372
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 0 1 9 1,288 3 9 40 4,337
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 0 0 9 37 3 3 53 99
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 5 17 62 62 9 25 40 40
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 0 2 13 2,421 13 25 106 23,173
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 0 3 436 1 2 29 1,699
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 0 2 271 0 0 9 1,184
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 0 2 6 885 2 6 30 5,407
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 0 1 6 755 4 15 113 4,732
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 2 451 1 1 16 2,120
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 1 36 0 1 7 134
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 3 94 5 9 43 661
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 1 2 11 265 3 7 33 444
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 1 3 15 107 2 10 44 273
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 1 7 22 471 2 19 58 1,477
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 0 0 8 557 4 9 51 2,310
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 0 2 7 569 7 12 41 2,129
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 3 372 1 2 16 2,393
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 2 6 402 2 9 50 1,156
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 2 67 2 3 19 267
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 8 925 3 12 66 5,797
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 2 4 16 1,089 3 14 86 6,808
Total Working Papers 22 88 569 25,973 169 491 2,470 145,398


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 0 19 2 4 8 73
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 7 24 160 2 14 63 507
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 0 93 1 6 12 250
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 0 1 6 82 2 5 31 386
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 1 3 7 83 3 12 69 686
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 1 4 12 90 7 23 69 440
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 3 60 2 7 27 354
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 0 1 9 808 7 19 65 3,901
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 0 1 17 2 4 15 160
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 6 87 2 4 24 389
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 1 1 198 3 8 20 391
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 0 2 29 399 17 45 173 1,299
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 6 35 2 8 31 278
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 0 0 2 309 3 7 24 1,343
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 0 0 6 277 3 7 29 897
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 0 7 488 4 9 34 1,523
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 1 3 12 402 7 19 70 2,176
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 1 1 1 85 2 5 10 285
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 2 156 4 8 20 809
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 2 9 562 6 22 69 3,588
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 0 5 27 197 3 17 75 680
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 0 6 103 2 5 22 520
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 1 162 1 3 15 700
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 0 59 2 7 19 207
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 2 7 35 4,483
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 0 7 2 5 10 535
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 1 3 143 1 4 18 999
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 0 1 6 448 5 15 57 1,171
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 0 2 3 3 1 7 36 424
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 0 2 4 120 1 3 10 534
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 0 0 5 61 3 6 27 175
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 2 9 102 3 9 38 474
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 0 3 188 6 9 22 504
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 1 3 15 587
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 0 6 46 3 7 42 652
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 49 1 6 16 262
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 1 2 3 1 5 14 819
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 0 1 8 490 2 8 35 2,564
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 0 287 1 7 26 923
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 0 0 26 960 9 18 169 3,457
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 1 12 331 2 11 78 1,322
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 3 10 35 1,027 13 46 143 4,020
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 0 1 7 109 1 7 28 375
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 1 1 18 537 5 12 91 1,889
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 1 3 8 10 7 13 43 1,915
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 1 9 168 3 8 25 446
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 1 11 108 5 19 68 463
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 1 2 15 73 8 15 61 1,325
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 0 2 9 148 1 12 32 478
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 1 1 64 2 4 30 366
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 2 4 16 262 4 17 59 901
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 1 4 35 1,754
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 0 0 1 186 3 5 15 671
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 0 3 11 360 1 10 50 1,270
Total Journal Articles 14 71 405 11,225 187 570 2,322 57,600


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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 2 7 61 634 22 75 295 2,559
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 2 2 10 200 4 10 45 675
Total Chapters 4 9 71 834 26 85 340 3,234


Statistics updated 2016-08-02