Weekly Top 5 Papers – February 12, 2018

1. Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies? by Sean Foley (University of Sydney Business School) and Jonathan R. Karlsen (University of Technology Sydney (UTS), UTS Business School) and T?lis J. Putni?š (University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – Faculty of Business)

2. The Nature of Causality and its Dark Aspect by Stavros K. Stavroglou (Department of Mathematical Sciences and Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool, UK) and Athanasios A. Pantelous (Monash University – Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics) and Konstantin Zuev (California Institute of Technology)

3. Crowdsourcing Judgments of News Source Quality by Gordon Pennycook (Yale University) and David G. Rand (Yale University)

4. The Games They Will Play: Tax Games, Roadblocks, and Glitches Under the New Legislation by Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (University of Michigan Law School), Lily L. Batchelder (New York University School of Law), J. Clifton Fleming Jr. (Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School), David Gamage (Indiana University Maurer School of Law), Ari D. Glogower (Ohio State University (OSU) – Michael E. Moritz College of Law), Daniel Jacob Hemel (University of Chicago – Law School), David Kamin (New York University School of Law), Mitchell Kane (New York University (NYU)), Rebecca M. Kysar (Brooklyn Law School; Fordham University School of Law), David S. Miller (Proskauer Rose LLP), Darien Shanske (University of California, Davis – School of Law), Daniel Shaviro (New York University School of Law) and Manoj Viswanathan (University of California Hastings College of the Law)

5. Rentabilidad de los Fondos de Pensiones en España. 2002-2017 (Return of Pension Funds in Spain. 2002-2017) by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School) and Pablo Fernandez Acin (Independent) and Isabel Fernández Acín (University of Navarra)