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An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 2 9 1,453 3 6 61 6,345
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 5 15 48 791 12 60 321 2,602
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 1 6 406 0 5 36 1,943
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 2 9 19 249 3 16 48 561
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 0 4 507 1 2 18 1,737
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 0 0 8 136 1 4 33 408
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 2 110 0 1 8 844
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 1 3 27 880 7 48 193 4,044
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 1 16 58 786
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 2 13 67 196 6 36 188 1,015
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 0 3 395 0 1 6 3,874
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 0 0 2 86 0 13 23 413
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 0 2 119 1 3 16 532
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 1 6 17 443 4 12 51 929
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 3 329 1 7 28 1,445
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 1 1 6 174 3 7 32 1,539
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 6 1,253 0 3 29 3,587
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 1 5 10 1,763 3 15 56 18,786
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 12 39 189 4,447
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 1 2 6 501 2 4 16 1,294
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 0 5 140 1 8 30 524
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 0 2 572 2 6 34 4,723
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 0 3 467 0 10 33 3,174
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 0 1 6 262 0 3 18 599
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 0 8 488 4 10 47 2,325
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 1 301 0 4 41 2,866
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 0 0 4 560 3 5 35 3,450
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 1 2 6 157 1 2 18 720
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 0 6 38 234 2 21 110 374
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 7 348 1 3 15 1,352
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 1 2 18 1,279 5 24 62 4,297
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 1 3 28 28 2 12 46 46
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 0 2 14 2,408 6 23 167 23,067
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 1 2 5 433 2 4 20 1,670
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 0 6 269 0 1 19 1,175
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 1 3 10 879 1 6 38 5,377
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 0 3 11 749 13 41 105 4,619
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 2 449 0 0 12 2,104
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 2 91 20 58 78 618
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 1 35 1 2 6 127
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 0 3 17 254 2 6 34 411
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 2 5 19 92 4 14 51 229
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 0 3 43 449 3 15 119 1,419
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 0 0 3 549 1 7 23 2,259
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 0 0 8 562 0 3 23 2,088
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 1 3 369 0 1 7 2,377
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 0 6 396 0 7 53 1,106
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 1 10 65 0 4 18 248
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 2 14 917 4 17 131 5,731
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 0 2 13 1,073 2 14 90 6,722
Total Working Papers 22 99 558 25,404 140 629 2,893 142,928


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 1 19 0 1 3 65
An Economic Analysis Of A Drug-Selling Gang'S Finances 0 0 10 534 12 16 111 2,210
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 2 6 23 136 6 20 92 444
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 1 93 0 1 8 238
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 0 1 2 76 0 6 39 355
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 2 2 76 5 17 98 617
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 0 2 12 78 2 13 88 371
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 1 4 57 0 2 25 327
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 1 3 23 799 6 15 74 3,836
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 0 5 16 1 17 51 145
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 1 1 3 81 2 5 32 365
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 1 197 0 0 10 371
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 1 5 40 370 8 26 175 1,126
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 29 1 10 48 247
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 0 0 2 307 1 3 9 1,319
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 2 2 3 271 2 2 4 868
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 0 1 481 1 4 23 1,489
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 0 1 12 390 3 15 78 2,106
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 0 1 84 0 0 5 275
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 1 154 1 4 16 789
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 3 10 553 2 20 66 3,519
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 1 9 29 170 2 21 99 605
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz 0 2 6 101 2 6 23 427
Measuring Positive Externalities From Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis Of Lojack 0 3 7 255 10 21 71 1,267
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 0 1 97 1 4 13 498
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 5 161 0 1 8 685
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 1 59 0 2 16 188
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 1 4 36 4,448
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 2 7 0 1 5 525
Rotten Apples: An Investigation Of The Prevalence And Predictors Of Teacher Cheating 0 2 20 234 1 12 95 1,316
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 1 2 3 140 2 7 26 981
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 0 1 9 442 1 7 54 1,114
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 0 0 0 0 1 4 33 388
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 0 1 1 116 1 5 13 524
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 1 3 7 56 1 4 12 148
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 7 93 1 7 35 436
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 7 19 97 5,405 62 180 827 38,278
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence from Prison Overcrowding Litigation 1 2 13 660 5 18 99 3,700
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 1 2 9 185 1 5 30 482
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 572
The Impact Of Legalized Abortion On Crime 0 7 20 711 10 42 141 3,868
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 2 7 40 0 8 44 610
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 1 49 0 0 4 246
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 805
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 0 6 17 482 1 15 65 2,529
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 1 6 287 0 3 44 897
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 0 1 24 934 5 33 252 3,288
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 2 2 7 319 5 10 59 1,244
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 2 6 34 992 5 24 118 3,877
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 0 0 5 102 0 1 30 347
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 0 1 16 519 1 14 93 1,798
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 0 2 1 3 34 1,872
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 1 1 2 159 2 3 18 421
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 2 2 14 97 6 15 79 395
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 1 3 18 58 3 14 63 1,264
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 0 1 12 139 0 5 31 446
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 9 63 2 5 47 336
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 1 5 20 246 1 8 62 842
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 3 5 51 1,719
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 0 0 1 185 0 2 19 656
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 3 4 10 349 3 8 44 1,220
Total Journal Articles 31 116 599 18,720 193 727 3,867 106,344


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 3 12 47 573 11 43 260 2,264
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 3 6 17 190 6 19 64 630
Total Chapters 6 18 64 763 17 62 324 2,894


Statistics updated 2015-08-02