Weekly Top 5 Papers – August 28th 2017

1. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew O. Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics) 2. Who Falls for Fake News? The Roles of Analytic Thinking, Motivated Reasoning, Political Ideology, and Bullshit Receptivity by Gordon Pennycook (Yale University) and David Rand (Yale University) Like many others, we were both fascinated and disturbed …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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