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A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 27 29 29 29 10 14 14 14
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 0 2 7 1,458 1 8 30 6,369
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 2 8 37 813 12 40 190 2,732
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 1 6 411 2 6 25 1,963
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 0 0 13 253 3 7 44 589
Catching Cheating Students 2 10 42 42 6 25 54 54
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 0 1 508 2 4 10 1,745
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 1 2 8 144 5 9 33 437
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 1 2 3 113 2 5 14 857
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 1 5 17 894 7 21 123 4,119
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 8 15 49 819
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 5 19 62 245 15 47 183 1,162
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 0 3 398 1 10 20 3,893
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 0 1 1 87 1 2 23 423
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 4 123 3 5 19 548
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 0 1 14 451 2 5 42 959
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 331 2 5 23 1,461
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 0 3 176 3 8 30 1,562
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 1 1,254 2 2 11 3,595
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 1 1 11 1,769 7 14 45 18,816
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 10 39 174 4,582
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 0 0 4 503 4 8 22 1,312
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 0 6 146 2 7 31 547
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 0 2 574 4 6 32 4,749
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 2 6 473 3 6 33 3,197
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 2 7 49 49 6 19 79 79
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 1 2 6 267 3 9 25 621
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 0 1 489 3 15 52 2,367
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 0 301 2 3 12 2,874
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 0 1 2 562 3 10 27 3,472
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 1 1 4 159 3 4 18 736
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 2 6 32 260 3 12 86 439
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 0 1 348 5 8 19 1,368
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 2 3 10 1,287 6 11 55 4,328
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 1 1 12 37 7 17 62 96
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 45 45 45 45 15 15 15 15
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 0 1 13 2,419 11 24 104 23,148
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 1 2 5 436 3 9 31 1,697
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 1 1 2 271 2 3 10 1,184
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 0 1 7 883 4 12 30 5,401
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 0 2 8 754 10 29 139 4,717
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 2 451 3 6 15 2,119
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 1 2 3 94 4 8 92 652
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 1 1 36 1 3 8 133
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 0 0 12 263 3 11 32 437
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 0 1 17 104 3 7 48 263
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 0 2 18 464 5 12 54 1,458
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 0 2 8 557 5 15 49 2,301
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 1 1 5 567 7 10 32 2,117
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 4 372 3 6 15 2,391
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 0 4 400 3 6 48 1,147
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 3 67 2 7 20 264
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 1 2 10 925 10 17 71 5,785
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 1 3 14 1,085 10 23 86 6,794
Total Working Papers 100 171 580 25,885 262 649 2,608 144,907


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 0 19 1 1 5 69
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 3 8 23 153 7 20 69 493
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 0 93 3 3 7 244
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 1 2 6 81 9 14 32 381
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 1 6 80 7 17 74 674
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 1 3 10 86 9 20 59 417
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 1 1 4 60 3 5 22 347
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 0 2 11 807 5 15 61 3,882
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 0 1 17 5 6 28 156
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 6 86 3 6 25 385
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 0 197 3 5 12 383
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 4 11 32 397 24 52 154 1,254
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 1 3 6 35 5 10 33 270
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 1 2 2 309 6 11 20 1,336
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 0 3 8 277 7 12 24 890
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 4 7 488 5 10 29 1,514
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 2 5 10 399 7 18 66 2,157
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 0 0 84 1 1 5 280
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 2 156 3 5 16 801
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 1 4 10 560 16 25 67 3,566
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 1 7 31 192 5 21 79 663
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 2 6 103 2 6 21 515
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 1 162 2 4 13 697
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 0 59 5 8 14 200
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 7 14 32 4,476
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 0 7 1 1 6 530
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 1 4 142 5 7 21 995
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 2 4 6 447 9 21 49 1,156
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 1 1 1 1 2 8 33 417
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 0 1 3 118 2 4 12 531
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 0 1 8 61 3 5 25 169
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 3 8 100 3 11 36 465
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 1 5 188 4 8 18 495
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 1 3 15 584
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 2 8 46 3 13 43 645
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 49 3 5 10 256
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 1 1 2 2 3 9 814
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 2 4 13 489 8 16 42 2,556
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 1 287 5 9 22 916
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 9 12 27 960 27 61 184 3,439
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 5 13 330 17 32 77 1,311
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 8 18 31 1,017 26 45 121 3,974
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 2 3 6 108 5 7 22 368
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 1 7 18 536 6 38 93 1,877
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 3 5 7 3 9 33 1,902
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 1 9 167 2 8 20 438
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 3 5 12 107 6 12 64 444
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 3 5 16 71 7 20 60 1,310
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 0 3 8 146 4 9 25 466
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 0 63 6 9 31 362
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 3 8 17 258 8 24 50 884
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 3 10 36 1,750
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 0 1 1 186 2 5 12 666
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 2 5 12 357 7 20 48 1,260
Total Journal Articles 53 154 415 11,154 330 732 2,184 57,030


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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 7 20 66 627 35 76 263 2,484
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 0 0 14 198 4 8 54 665
Total Chapters 7 20 80 825 39 84 317 3,149


Statistics updated 2016-05-03