To know the 5 most downloaded papers week after week, connect to the SSRN blog. This week (10 October), the first paper comes from the Economics department of Stanford University and the third one – from the Economics department of Emory University.
- A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics)
- ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration by Andrew M. Francis (Emory University – Department of Economics) and Hugo M. Mialon (Emory University – Department of Economics)
- Scam Compliance and the Psychology of Persuasion by David Modic (University of Exeter) and Stephen E. G. Lea (University of Exeter – College of Life and Environmental Sciences)
- Six Provocations for Big Data by Danah Boyd (Microsoft Research) and Kate Crawford (Microsoft Research)
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