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A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 3 6 42 42 4 19 50 50
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 2 4 8 1,463 8 15 36 6,390
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 0 1 25 824 7 39 159 2,822
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 0 1 411 4 9 22 1,977
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 2 5 256 4 8 27 604
Catching Cheating Students 3 8 30 55 3 18 71 82
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 1 1 2 510 1 2 11 1,752
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 0 3 6 147 1 7 22 446
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 2 113 0 1 9 860
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 0 0 12 898 9 16 97 4,176
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 0 2 12 18 57 860
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 27 44 89 299 39 71 209 1,288
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 0 1 399 0 6 22 3,905
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 2 2 3 89 2 2 9 428
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 0 2 124 0 0 11 551
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 0 0 3 451 2 9 26 972
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 0 0 0 331 3 12 22 1,477
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 1 2 178 3 10 33 1,582
Heads or Tails: The Impact of a Coin Toss on Major Life Decisions and Subsequent Happiness 11 42 141 141 17 53 77 77
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 1 1,254 15 27 33 3,625
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 3 6 9 1,775 5 14 43 18,842
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 14 37 127 4,642
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 0 2 2 505 0 4 18 1,322
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 0 1 1 147 2 6 19 558
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 0 2 575 1 7 24 4,761
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 2 6 477 0 6 21 3,210
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 0 2 20 56 4 14 68 108
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 0 0 3 268 1 4 21 630
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 3 4 493 3 9 44 2,390
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 0 301 0 2 8 2,879
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 1 1 4 564 5 9 36 3,491
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 1 159 0 0 10 740
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 4 12 31 279 4 16 53 464
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 2 350 0 1 16 1,374
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 0 0 5 1,289 2 5 29 4,344
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 0 2 5 39 0 8 36 110
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 5 12 76 76 9 34 84 84
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 0 0 7 2,422 10 32 110 23,216
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 0 2 436 2 5 22 1,705
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 2 4 5 275 4 10 15 1,194
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 2 4 7 889 7 15 35 5,422
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 0 2 6 758 5 17 76 4,754
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 1 451 2 3 12 2,123
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 1 2 37 0 5 10 139
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 0 2 94 3 8 33 673
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 1 3 8 270 1 7 31 454
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 0 1 7 109 3 11 38 285
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 4 5 18 476 8 13 56 1,495
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 0 3 7 560 6 16 52 2,330
Using Big Data to Estimate Consumer Surplus: The Case of Uber 7 91 91 91 18 66 66 66
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 2 3 10 573 4 20 52 2,151
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 0 0 372 1 3 11 2,396
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 3 8 405 2 7 34 1,163
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 2 68 1 2 14 270
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 1 4 926 4 5 44 5,803
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 2 4 13 1,093 6 18 69 6,826
Total Working Papers 83 283 746 26,381 271 781 2,440 146,338


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 1 1 20 0 3 10 76
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 4 22 164 3 10 61 520
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 0 93 0 4 14 255
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 1 2 6 84 2 8 32 395
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 1 6 84 2 12 54 699
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 0 2 12 92 1 12 64 454
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 1 3 61 3 7 24 362
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 2 3 8 811 7 15 61 3,919
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 0 0 0 17 1 2 13 162
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 0 2 6 89 0 3 20 392
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 1 198 2 6 20 398
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 0 6 26 407 8 35 167 1,344
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 1 1 6 37 3 10 36 291
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 0 1 5 312 0 5 28 1,350
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 0 1 6 278 0 3 27 901
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 1 7 489 1 5 33 1,529
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 3 3 13 406 4 8 55 2,185
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 0 1 85 0 2 10 287
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 0 0 1 156 1 12 32 824
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 6 9 17 572 20 40 102 3,635
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 7 19 38 217 13 38 93 723
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 1 5 104 2 8 26 530
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 0 162 1 4 16 704
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 0 59 2 4 21 212
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 3 11 40 4,495
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 0 0 7 1 2 10 537
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 1 1 3 144 1 2 15 1,002
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 0 1 6 449 0 6 57 1,180
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 1 2 5 5 2 6 29 431
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 1 1 5 121 3 4 12 538
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 0 0 4 62 1 2 20 180
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 4 11 106 0 8 33 483
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 0 2 188 1 4 25 509
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 0 4 15 593
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 2 5 11 51 4 14 46 668
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 49 0 1 13 263
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 0 1 3 4 0 4 14 824
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 0 1 6 491 0 3 33 2,569
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 0 287 0 2 24 926
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 0 2 22 963 13 50 165 3,514
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 2 3 11 335 16 30 92 1,360
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 11 16 48 1,046 20 42 160 4,069
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 1 2 7 111 3 6 24 381
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 2 4 17 542 7 16 80 1,907
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 1 10 12 1 10 42 1,926
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 0 6 168 2 4 26 451
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 0 6 108 3 6 62 474
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 0 1 14 75 6 27 82 1,359
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 1 1 7 149 1 5 30 484
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 1 2 65 0 5 21 372
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 0 2 15 265 2 10 61 916
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 3 9 35 1,764
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 0 0 1 186 2 8 19 680
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 1 2 13 364 5 10 44 1,282
Total Journal Articles 44 109 425 11,354 176 567 2,348 58,284


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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 4 15 60 651 35 98 330 2,685
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 1 3 7 203 1 4 30 679
Total Chapters 5 18 67 854 36 102 360 3,364


Statistics updated 2016-12-03