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Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 29, 2013

1. The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism by Cass Sunstein (Harvard Law School) Cass Sunstein Is paternalism justifiable? Many people (including many economists) have been comfortable with the view that when people’s decisions affect only themselves, government should not intrude on their decisions. But behavioral economists and cognitive psychologists …