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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 1 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 151,911 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Mebane T. Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 108,322 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 95,789 A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory
Matthew O. Jackson
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2011
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
4 83,150 Market Efficiency, Long-Term Returns, and Behavioral Finance
Eugene F. Fama
University of Chicago - Finance
Date posted to database: 30 Apr 1997
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2002
5 36,758 Corporate Governance and Control
Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton and Ailsa Röell
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Date posted to database: 31 Oct 2002
Last Revised: 1 Jul 2011
6 35,155 Value Versus Growth: The International Evidence
Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
University of Chicago - Finance and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Date posted to database: 1 May 1997
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2000
7 38,576 Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2000
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
8 52,717 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
9 51,279 Option Traders Use (very) Sophisticated Heuristics, Never the Black–Scholes–Merton Formula
Espen Gaarder Haug and Nassim Nicholas Taleb
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University-Poly School of Engineering
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
10 41,890 Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Yuliya S. Demyanyk and Otto Van Hemert
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and IMC Asset Management
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jun 2015 through 1 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,327 Surprised by the Gambler's and Hot Hand Fallacies? A Truth in the Law of Small Numbers
Joshua Benjamin Miller and Adam Sanjurjo
Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences and Universidad de Alicante - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
2 1,042 Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications - The 2015 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
3 746 Horizontal Shareholding as an Antitrust Violation
Einer Elhauge
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
4 692 Berle-Means Convergence and Its Implications for Corporate Ownership and Control
Andy Jia-Yuh Yeh
National Taiwan University
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 1 Jul 2015
5 567 High-Frequency Trading around Large Institutional Orders
Vincent van Kervel and Albert J. Menkveld
VU University Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam
Date posted to database: 18 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
6 527 Enhancing Multi-Asset Portfolio Construction Under Modern Portfolio Theory with a Robust Co-Movement Measure
Sander Gerber, Harry Markowitz and Punit Pujara
Hudson Bay Capital Management, LP, University of California at San Diego and Hudson Bay Capital Management, LP
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
7 501 The Profitability of Pairs Trading Strategies: Distance, Cointegration, and Copula Methods
Hossein Rad, Rand Kwong Yew Low and Robert W. Faff
University of Queensland - Business School, University of Queensland Business School and University of Queensland
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2015
8 473 Factor Investing Revisited
David Blitz
Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jul 2015
9 493 Night Trading: Lower Risk But Higher Returns?
Marie-Eve Lachance
San Diego State University - Finance Department
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
10 601 Active Managers Are Skilled
Jonathan Berk and Jules H. van Binsbergen
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Date posted to database: 10 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015

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