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A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 0 4 9 58 4 14 31 112
A Glimpse into the World of High Capacity Givers: Experimental Evidence from a University Capital Campaign 1 1 2 39 3 4 14 63
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 2 7 1,477 4 10 44 6,491
An Economist Sells Bagels: A Case Study in Profit Maximization 0 4 16 868 9 38 145 3,176
An Empirical Analysis of Imprisoning Drug Offenders 0 0 2 414 2 3 12 1,999
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 1 6 273 1 2 29 669
Can field experiments return agricultural economics to the glory days? 0 0 1 75 3 4 13 171
Catching Cheating Students 2 8 23 105 4 15 49 193
Catching Cheating Teachers: The Results of an Unusual Experiment in Implementing Theory 0 0 4 515 0 3 7 1,765
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players 0 1 1 152 1 6 8 469
Checkmate: Exploring backward induction among chess players 0 0 3 28 3 6 24 142
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 1 115 0 0 3 872
Crime, Urban Flight, and the Consequences for Cities 1 2 5 921 8 19 49 4,334
Crimen en Colombia: análisis y sugerencias de política 0 0 1 12 0 0 5 895
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 4 22 34 417 33 86 202 1,738
Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment 0 0 5 16 2 5 20 40
Estimating the Effect of Alcohol on Driver Risk Using Only Fatal Accident Statistics 0 1 1 402 1 3 5 3,920
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Child Safety Seats and Seat Belts in Protecting Children from Injury 0 0 0 89 1 1 5 443
Evidence that Seat Belts are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 1 2 4 132 2 6 17 582
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 2 6 0 0 11 23
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 1 1 1 10 2 2 2 69
Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future 0 0 2 463 2 5 16 1,040
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 0 2 11 63 1 6 24 200
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 1 1 3 338 5 6 19 1,508
Hatred and Profits: Getting Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 1 1 1 186 2 6 19 1,632
Heads or Tails: The Impact of a Coin Toss on Major Life Decisions and Subsequent Happiness 10 16 38 241 11 27 86 256
Homo economicus evolves 3 3 11 75 6 7 26 178
How Do Markets Function? An Empirical Analysis of Gambling on the National Football League 0 0 0 1,257 0 1 9 3,775
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 1 2 8 1,795 6 9 27 18,936
Legalized Abortion and Crime 0 0 0 736 11 33 114 4,930
Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 1 2 2 509 2 4 6 1,341
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz (2005) 1 1 2 150 2 3 11 578
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 0 2 578 4 5 20 4,804
Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine 0 1 5 487 1 3 10 3,234
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 1 2 8 14 2 7 21 43
Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights 0 5 11 86 5 18 44 207
Professionals Do Not Play Minimax: Evidence from Major League Baseball and the National Football League 0 1 4 278 5 9 30 679
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 0 0 7 4 6 13 55
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 0 1 2 500 2 9 33 2,468
Sample Selection in the Estimation of Air Bag and Seat Belt Effectiveness 0 0 0 303 2 2 6 2,892
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from "Weakest Link" 0 0 1 567 2 3 15 3,539
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 1 164 1 3 7 764
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 1 2 5 298 4 9 24 529
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 4 356 2 3 12 1,401
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 0 2 3 1,301 2 5 17 4,384
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns 0 1 5 57 7 19 53 204
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 1 4 8 54 3 13 33 56
The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment 2 4 11 108 5 16 38 192
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence From Prison Overcrowding Litigation 1 2 11 2,448 6 14 69 23,388
The Effect of School Choice on Student Outcomes: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 0 0 0 439 0 0 9 1,730
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 0 0 3 282 2 2 11 1,220
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 2 3 7 31 4 7 23 153
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 1 2 6 899 5 10 34 5,487
The Impact of Race on Policing, Arrest Patterns, and Crime 1 2 3 766 3 6 13 4,810
The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 0 1 453 1 2 6 2,145
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 3 4 42 1 5 7 155
The Plight of Mixed Race Adolescents 0 1 2 99 4 8 32 760
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker 1 2 5 287 9 10 20 517
The behavioralist goes to school: Leveraging behavioral economics to improve educational performance 0 0 3 111 1 4 16 296
The behavioralist goes to school: Leveraging behavioral economics to improve educational performance 2 4 8 169 3 7 23 281
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 0 2 2 114 3 7 14 312
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Plant 0 0 0 12 1 3 16 44
Understanding crime in Colombia and what can be done about It 0 2 10 503 2 11 32 1,579
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 0 0 3 566 1 4 16 2,385
Using Big Data to Estimate Consumer Surplus: The Case of Uber 3 9 31 215 18 50 156 439
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Policeon Crime 1 2 9 596 5 11 32 2,235
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 1 1 374 2 7 16 2,421
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 1 4 34 2 6 16 204
Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 0 0 2 413 3 11 28 1,221
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 1 72 2 3 8 290
What do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World 1 2 6 102 5 9 32 265
What happens in the field stays in the field: Professionals do not play minimax in laboratory experiments 0 1 1 12 2 8 15 93
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 4 932 2 6 17 5,840
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 1 1 5 1,107 11 23 50 6,919
Total Working Papers 49 141 408 28,173 280 698 2,139 153,180


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AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF COMPETING EXPLANATIONS FOR THE MIDTERM GAP IN THE U.S. HOUSE 0 0 1 22 0 0 2 83
An Economic Analysis of a Drug-Selling Gang's Finances 1 4 14 568 6 25 119 2,505
An Empirical Analysis of the Gender Gap in Mathematics 1 1 15 204 10 16 63 663
An Examination of the Influence of Theory and Individual Theorists on Empirical Research in Microeconomics 0 0 1 97 0 0 5 272
An empirical analysis of imprisoning drug offenders 0 1 3 90 5 10 54 475
Are PACs Trying to Influence Politicians or Voters? 0 0 0 87 0 0 4 716
Bagels and donuts for sale: A case study in profit maximization 0 2 12 34 2 10 50 130
Can Field Experiments Return Agricultural Economics to the Glory Days? 0 0 0 43 1 1 1 114
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction among Chess Players 0 0 1 101 3 9 40 534
Congressional Distributive Politics and State Economic Performance 0 0 0 61 5 6 9 383
Crime, Urban Flight, And The Consequences For Cities 1 4 10 832 12 26 69 4,034
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS AND SEAT BELTS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM INJURY 1 1 3 26 2 4 12 194
Evidence that Seat Belts Are as Effective as Child Safety Seats in Preventing Death for Children Aged Two and Up 4 5 8 109 9 14 35 459
Exploring the Impact of Financial Incentives on Stereotype Threat: Evidence from a Pilot Study 0 0 0 198 1 3 13 418
Field experiments in economics: The past, the present, and the future 1 7 21 453 8 26 85 1,564
Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce 1 1 6 48 4 10 31 352
Growing Up in the Projects: The Economic Lives of a Cohort of Men Who Came of Age in Chicago Public Housing 1 2 4 317 2 5 14 1,372
Guns, Violence, and the Efficiency of Illegal Markets 0 1 6 288 1 6 22 933
Hatred and Profits: Under the Hood of the Ku Klux Klan 0 0 2 16 2 4 14 143
How Dangerous Are Drinking Drivers? 0 0 4 500 5 6 18 1,570
How Do Senators Vote? Disentangling the Role of Voter Preferences, Party Affiliation, and Senate Ideology 1 3 21 438 5 15 64 2,298
Identifying Terrorists using Banking Data 3 5 19 153 4 7 40 412
Incentive compatibility constraints as an explanation for the use of prison sentences instead of fines 0 0 1 87 1 2 5 300
Is No. News Bad News? Information Transmission and the Role of "Early Warning" in the Principal-Agent Model 1 2 7 165 2 9 26 859
Juvenile Crime and Punishment 4 6 28 625 19 40 207 4,015
MEASURING CRACK COCAINE AND ITS IMPACT 1 2 6 19 1 3 21 90
Market Distortions When Agents Are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions 11 18 27 290 18 34 82 968
Measurement Error, Legalized Abortion, and the Decline in Crime: A Response to Foote and Goetz 0 1 1 113 0 2 8 477
Measuring Positive Externalities from Unobservable Victim Precaution: An Empirical Analysis of Lojack 0 1 2 265 3 7 25 1,340
Optimal Incentive Schemes When Only the Agents' "Best" Output Matters to the Principal 0 0 0 108 0 2 9 551
Policy Watch: Congressional Campaign Finance Reform 0 0 0 162 0 0 2 715
Predicting and Preventing Shootings among At-Risk Youth 0 0 2 66 0 1 11 244
Prison Conditions, Capital Punishment, and Deterrence 0 0 0 4 2 5 18 4,561
Review of Drug War Heresies by MacCoun and Reuter 0 1 1 10 0 1 5 549
Rotten Apples: An Investigation of the Prevalence and Predictors of Teacher Cheating 1 1 5 248 3 8 21 1,399
Sample Selection In The Estimation Of Air Bag And Seat Belt Effectiveness 1 1 1 151 4 7 14 1,035
Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibria When Players Are Heterogeneous: The Case of Penalty Kicks in Soccer 1 2 7 496 10 16 52 1,419
Testing Theories of Discrimination: Evidence from Weakest Link 0 0 1 7 5 9 19 460
Testing for Racial Differences in the Mental Ability of Young Children 0 0 2 39 2 3 23 197
Testing the Economic Model of Crime:The National Hockey League's Two-Referee Experiment 0 0 0 123 1 2 9 563
Testing the Efficiency of Markets in the 2002 World Cup 0 0 2 66 4 7 14 213
The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance 2 5 18 46 5 17 59 127
The Black-White Test Score Gap Through Third Grade 0 1 5 119 1 8 24 536
The Causes and Consequences of Distinctively Black Names 0 1 7 5,446 4 8 31 38,545
The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence from Prison Overcrowding Litigation 2 2 15 687 2 7 39 3,814
The Effect of School Choice on Participants: Evidence from Randomized Lotteries 1 2 5 198 4 5 15 538
The Hazards of Moral Hazard: Comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 606
The Impact of Federal Spending on House Election Outcomes 2 4 10 74 5 13 47 761
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime 1 4 11 742 6 16 58 4,020
The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Teen Childbearing 0 0 0 49 0 1 2 274
The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests 3 3 7 12 5 10 22 854
The Plight of Mixed-Race Adolescents 0 0 1 29 2 6 25 267
The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker Evidence From the World Series of Poker 1 1 2 42 6 7 15 129
The changing relationship between income and crime victimization 0 0 6 508 3 3 21 2,663
The impact of school choice on student outcomes: an analysis of the Chicago Public Schools 0 1 6 300 4 6 19 975
Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant 0 1 7 203 4 11 54 858
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Factors that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not 0 0 6 984 3 15 67 3,750
Understanding the Black-White Test Score Gap in the First Two Years of School 1 1 6 352 4 11 45 1,479
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime 3 33 101 1,273 16 79 298 4,680
Using Electoral Cycles in Police Hiring to Estimate the Effects of Police on Crime: Reply 0 2 6 135 4 11 30 447
Using Repeat Challengers to Estimate the Effect of Campaign Spending on Election Outcomes in the U.S. House 4 9 38 621 12 24 93 2,136
Using Sentence Enhancements to Distinguish between Deterrence and Incapacitation 0 3 8 28 5 18 42 2,010
Viewpoint: On the generalizability of lab behaviour to the field 0 2 2 178 1 5 10 482
Was There Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments 1 3 9 123 9 26 63 576
What Can Be Done to Improve Struggling High Schools? 0 1 1 30 0 2 4 193
What Do Laboratory Experiments Measuring Social Preferences Reveal About the Real World? 1 2 4 90 8 15 40 1,495
What Does Performance in Graduate School Predict? Graduate Economics Education and Student Outcomes 1 2 4 163 2 4 14 522
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments 0 0 2 69 3 3 12 399
What field experiments have and have not taught us about managing workers 0 2 3 12 1 3 6 34
White-Collar Crime Writ Small: A Case Study of Bagels, Donuts, and the Honor System 9 13 20 297 15 24 54 1,024
Why Do Increased Arrest Rates Appear to Reduce Crime: Deterrence, Incapacitation, or Measurement Error? 0 0 0 0 4 8 33 1,829
Why are gambling markets organised so differently from financial markets? 0 1 4 197 2 9 19 725
Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling 2 4 8 387 8 17 94 1,422
Total Journal Articles 69 175 566 21,123 310 753 2,694 117,749


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Empirical Study of Criminal Punishment 4 10 44 742 21 56 202 3,151
The Determinants of Juvenile Crime 0 1 6 214 13 19 43 741
Total Chapters 4 11 50 956 34 75 245 3,892


Statistics updated 2019-04-03