Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 17th 2017

1. Battlefield Casualties and Ballot Box Defeat: Did the Bush-Obama Wars Cost Clinton the White House? by Douglas Kriner (Boston University – Department of Political Science) and Francis Shen (University of Minnesota Law School) We have been writing about the causes and political consequences of inequality in military sacrifice for more than …


Gregg Gordon on Rochester Speaks

Ever wonder what the SSRN managing director sounds like? Well, wonder no more! Our director, Gregg Gordon, was able to meet up …


Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 10th 2017

1. Why Not Taxation and Representation? A Note on the American Revolution by Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland – Department of Economics) and Gustavo Torrens …


What do SSRNians Read?

I’m not saying you have to be a bookworm to work at SSRN, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. SSRN pivots around a …


Weekly Top 5 Papers – June 26th 2017

1. Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation by Timur Kuran (Duke University – Department of Economics) and Cass Sunstein (Harvard Law School) This paper came …