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Unintended consequences

Known as: Unforeseen consequences, Unanticipated outcomes, Law of unintended consequences 
In the social sciences, unintended consequences (sometimes unanticipated consequences or unforeseen consequences) are outcomes that are not the ones… 
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Review
2012
Review
2012
This paper discusses empirical evidence on the economic consequences of mandatory International Financial Reporting Standards… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
  • A. Ebenstein
  • The Journal of human resources
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 154768567
High ratios of males to females in China have concerned researchers (Sen 1990, Yi et al. 1993) and the recent increase has… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
This article investigates Facebook users' awareness of privacy issues and perceived benefits and risks of utilizing Facebook… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Using eight thousand public companies, we study the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 and other contemporary reforms… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Many unintended and undesired consequences of Healthcare Information Technologies (HIT) flow from interactions between the HIT… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
An important hypothesis about why people generally interact with people who are socially or culturally similar to themselves is… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Since the creation of minority-dominated congressional districts in 1991, the Supreme Court has condemned the move as akin to… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A cumulative body of experimental research is emerging that examines the ability of computer technology to support the processes… 
Review
1986
Review
1986
This article reviews the work of significant humanities and social science scholars for their thoughts and theories about… 
Highly Cited
1980