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An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 2 8 1,448 6 15 66 6,321
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 3 8 34 772 109 156 255 2,504
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 1 1 4 402 2 5 38 1,931
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 3 4 15 236 3 8 47 534
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 1 4 507 1 7 16 1,732
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 1 1 14 135 2 7 50 402
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 1 1 1 109 1 4 9 841
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 0 11 46 873 10 59 224 3,963
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 4 9 57 759
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 6 19 49 166 14 55 150 944
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 0 2 394 1 1 6 3,872
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 0 0 3 85 1 3 12 398
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 1 2 118 3 8 21 526
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 3 5 21 436 9 19 69 914
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 328 2 12 26 1,435
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 1 6 172 4 8 34 1,527
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 2 5 1,251 3 12 34 3,578
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 0 8 1,756 8 17 55 18,761
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 21 59 171 4,363
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 1 1 3 497 2 4 21 1,288
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 1 6 139 3 11 27 511
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 0 3 572 1 8 45 4,712
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 1 5 466 6 10 34 3,161
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 0 0 7 261 1 4 23 593
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 4 4 13 488 8 17 60 2,309
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 2 301 3 12 53 2,852
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 0 1 5 558 4 8 66 3,443
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 7 153 1 3 33 714
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 1 9 35 220 6 25 110 330
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 2 4 6 346 3 6 14 1,346
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 1 3 28 1,276 2 6 64 4,268
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 4 17 17 17 11 18 18 18
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 2 2 21 2,403 11 43 255 23,019
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 1 1 6 430 2 6 37 1,663
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 1 7 268 2 7 27 1,173
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 1 3 10 874 3 13 50 5,365
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 0 2 8 742 5 23 67 4,555
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 1 3 449 1 4 24 2,101
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 1 35 1 3 5 125
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 3 90 3 8 38 556
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 2 5 27 249 4 9 51 402
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 1 4 21 87 2 14 57 210
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 2 13 50 440 7 33 151 1,392
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 1 4 547 2 4 25 2,246
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 2 2 8 559 3 5 32 2,079
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 2 367 0 0 11 2,375
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 1 8 396 1 13 60 1,090
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 3 9 63 0 5 21 242
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 1 3 21 912 12 38 161 5,683
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 1 3 13 1,069 5 19 88 6,688
Total Working Papers 46 143 583 25,200 319 843 3,068 141,814


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 2 19 0 1 4 64
An Economic Analysis Of A Drug-Selling Gang'S Finances 0 1 7 529 6 24 128 2,176
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 5 13 122 11 25 94 406
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 5 93 0 2 11 235
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 0 0 2 75 4 12 47 342
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 0 2 74 11 28 95 583
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 0 1 15 76 2 15 95 351
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 1 2 3 55 3 8 40 320
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 1 4 31 788 4 13 125 3,805
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 1 3 14 4 12 41 122
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 1 1 2 80 4 11 37 356
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 1 5 197 0 6 17 369
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 3 11 43 357 15 46 174 1,070
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 2 28 3 12 47 226
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 0 2 2 307 1 4 13 1,316
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 0 0 1 268 0 0 6 865
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 0 2 481 2 8 31 1,484
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 0 2 18 387 4 15 89 2,080
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 1 3 84 0 1 7 274
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 2 153 0 6 18 783
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 0 2 8 548 2 9 62 3,487
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 2 6 24 154 5 31 96 566
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz 1 1 2 96 2 3 24 413
Measuring Positive Externalities From Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis Of Lojack 0 0 5 251 4 18 66 1,238
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 0 1 97 0 3 14 493
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 2 7 160 0 2 11 683
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 2 59 1 2 17 182
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 4 13 47 4,440
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 5 7 0 1 11 524
Rotten Apples: An Investigation Of The Prevalence And Predictors Of Teacher Cheating 5 9 17 229 10 27 100 1,294
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 1 138 3 6 30 971
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 1 2 15 438 4 16 84 1,099
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 0 0 0 0 1 7 42 380
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 0 0 0 115 0 0 7 516
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 0 0 5 52 0 1 18 140
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 0 4 90 2 5 38 423
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 9 33 107 5,375 53 219 898 37,998
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence from Prison Overcrowding Litigation 1 7 16 658 14 33 102 3,669
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 2 4 10 182 4 7 31 474
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 566
The Impact Of Legalized Abortion On Crime 1 7 17 703 11 28 120 3,799
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 1 2 6 37 3 12 50 594
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 48 0 3 4 245
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 0 0 1 0 4 11 803
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 1 3 14 476 3 13 70 2,503
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 2 9 286 6 13 60 886
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 1 7 32 928 24 62 272 3,210
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 2 2 6 317 5 11 56 1,222
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 3 7 30 976 9 19 121 3,819
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 0 1 8 101 0 10 38 343
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 1 4 18 516 7 20 121 1,773
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 0 2 3 8 52 1,864
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 0 4 157 1 1 20 415
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 5 13 92 2 15 83 367
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 0 5 15 50 4 11 72 1,243
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 0 1 12 135 0 3 37 436
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 3 8 62 3 14 60 326
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 2 7 21 238 7 26 79 826
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 3 11 58 1,703
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 1 1 4 185 2 7 25 652
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 0 3 8 344 2 15 55 1,206
Total Journal Articles 41 158 617 18,494 278 959 4,289 105,018


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 2 7 39 546 20 54 270 2,172
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 1 5 16 183 4 19 64 604
Total Chapters 3 12 55 729 24 73 334 2,776


Statistics updated 2015-03-02