Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 21, 2014

1. What Makes Lawyers Happy? Transcending the Anecdotes with Data from 6200 Lawyers by Lawrence Krieger (Florida State University College of Law) and Kennon Sheldon (University of Missouri at Columbia – Department of Psychological Sciences)

2. Choice Construction Versus Preference Construction: the Instability of Preferences Learned in Context by On Amir (University of California, San Diego (UCSD) – Rady School of Management) and Jonathan Levav (Columbia Business School – Marketing)

3. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics)

4. Should We Build More Large Dams? The Actual Costs of Hydropower Megaproject Development by Atif Ansar (University of Oxford – Blavatnik School of Government) and Bent Flyvbjerg (University of Oxford – Saïd Business School) and Alexander Budzier (University of Oxford – Saïd Business School) and Daniel Lunn (University of Oxford – Department of Statistics)

5. Junk Justice: A Statistical Analysis of 4,400 Lawsuits Filed by Debt Buyers by Peter Holland (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law)

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