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A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 3 9 1,458 5 9 38 6,368
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 3 10 36 811 15 44 194 2,720
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 1 6 411 2 6 24 1,961
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 0 1 14 253 3 7 44 586
Catching Cheating Students 3 13 40 40 7 26 48 48
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 0 1 508 0 2 9 1,743
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 1 2 7 143 2 6 29 432
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 1 2 112 1 4 13 855
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 0 7 17 893 5 25 134 4,112
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 6 7 44 811
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 3 20 64 240 9 48 185 1,147
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 0 3 398 3 9 19 3,892
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 1 1 1 87 1 2 23 422
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 4 123 1 3 17 545
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 0 3 14 451 1 7 42 957
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 331 3 4 23 1,459
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 0 3 176 4 9 28 1,559
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 1 1,254 0 0 11 3,593
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 1 11 1,768 4 8 45 18,809
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 12 42 184 4,572
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 0 0 4 503 1 4 18 1,308
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 0 6 146 2 6 31 545
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 1 2 574 1 6 28 4,745
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 1 2 6 473 1 5 30 3,194
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 3 5 47 47 7 17 73 73
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 1 1 5 266 3 6 25 618
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 0 1 489 4 16 52 2,364
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 0 301 1 1 19 2,872
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 1 2 3 562 4 11 25 3,469
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 4 158 0 3 17 733
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 2 5 33 258 3 15 95 436
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 0 2 348 0 4 17 1,363
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 1 1 9 1,285 4 6 52 4,322
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 0 1 14 36 4 13 65 89
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 0 4 14 2,419 7 26 105 23,137
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 1 4 435 4 8 29 1,694
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 0 1 270 0 2 8 1,182
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 1 1 8 883 5 9 29 5,397
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 2 2 9 754 16 25 141 4,707
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 2 451 1 3 14 2,116
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 1 1 1 36 2 2 7 132
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 1 2 93 3 8 89 648
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 0 0 13 263 2 10 30 434
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 1 2 17 104 2 8 46 260
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 1 3 20 464 3 9 56 1,453
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 3 10 557 5 15 48 2,296
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 0 1 5 566 3 5 28 2,110
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 4 372 2 3 12 2,388
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 1 4 400 2 9 50 1,144
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 1 3 67 1 6 19 262
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 1 10 924 3 9 80 5,775
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 0 2 15 1,084 7 16 85 6,784
Total Working Papers 30 108 515 25,785 191 558 2,581 144,645


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 0 19 0 0 4 68
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 4 7 22 150 6 25 69 486
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 0 93 0 0 5 241
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 1 1 5 80 3 6 29 372
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 1 6 80 6 17 75 667
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 1 5 9 85 5 15 53 408
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 3 59 1 5 21 344
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 1 3 16 807 4 11 66 3,877
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 0 1 17 0 1 26 151
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 1 1 6 86 2 6 25 382
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 0 197 0 2 11 380
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 3 9 30 393 9 39 144 1,230
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 1 3 6 34 4 8 36 265
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 0 1 1 308 1 7 14 1,330
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 2 3 8 277 3 6 17 883
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 2 5 7 488 3 9 25 1,509
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 2 4 10 397 7 14 67 2,150
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 0 0 84 0 1 5 279
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 3 156 1 3 15 798
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 1 4 10 559 5 14 58 3,550
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 3 10 34 191 4 23 87 658
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 1 4 6 103 3 8 20 513
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 1 162 2 5 11 695
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 0 59 2 3 10 195
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 4 12 28 4,469
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 0 7 0 0 5 529
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 1 1 4 142 1 3 18 990
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 2 2 6 445 8 12 45 1,147
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 0 0 0 0 1 9 33 415
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 1 1 3 118 1 2 11 529
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 1 2 9 61 2 4 23 166
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 2 4 9 100 3 9 37 462
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 1 5 188 0 6 16 491
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 2 3 16 583
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 3 9 46 5 14 45 642
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 49 2 3 7 253
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 1 1 2 0 2 8 812
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 0 2 11 487 4 9 41 2,548
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 1 287 1 7 24 911
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 3 7 22 951 22 46 179 3,412
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 4 12 329 4 19 69 1,294
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 3 11 27 1,009 6 29 117 3,948
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 0 2 4 106 0 4 18 363
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 1 8 17 535 16 37 93 1,871
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 1 5 5 7 2 12 32 1,899
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 2 9 167 1 7 19 436
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 2 2 11 104 4 12 67 438
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 1 3 14 68 9 18 55 1,303
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 3 3 10 146 4 6 24 462
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 0 63 0 3 28 356
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 4 5 17 255 9 18 47 876
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 4 10 40 1,747
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 1 1 1 186 2 3 11 664
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 1 3 10 355 9 13 44 1,253
Total Journal Articles 51 134 401 11,101 197 560 2,093 56,700


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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 5 25 65 620 20 82 243 2,449
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 0 1 15 198 4 6 53 661
Total Chapters 5 26 80 818 24 88 296 3,110


Statistics updated 2016-04-02