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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 2 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 131,689 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
2 102,629 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
3 81,665 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
4 66,949 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
5 49,079 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
6 46,114 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
7 41,361 Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Yuliya S. Demyanyk and Otto Van Hemert
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2009
8 36,573 Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function
Michael C. Jensen
Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2000
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
9 35,652 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
10 34,182 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
4 Jul 2014 through 2 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,312 Market Risk Premium Used in 88 Countries in 2014: A Survey with 8,228 Answers
Pablo Fernandez, Pablo Linares and Isabel Fernández Acín
University of Navarra - IESE Business School, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Navarra
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
2 2,754 'Competitiveness' Has Nothing to Do With It
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
3 1,225 Cape Around the World: Update 2014 – The Relationship between Risk and Return
Joachim Klement and Oliver Dettmann
Wellershoff & Partners Ltd. and Wellershoff & Partners Ltd
Date posted to database: 24 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
4 935 Evaluating Trading Strategies
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
5 918 Betting on 'Dumb Volatility' with 'Smart Beta'
Claude B. Erb
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
6 895 Ten Stocks are Enough in Asia
Andrew Stotz and Wei Lu
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management and University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2014
7 828 Evaluation of Systematic Trading Programs
Mikhail Munenzon
Reformation Technologies
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
8 703 Are Cash Flows Better Stock Return Predictors than Profits?
Stephen R. Foerster, John Tsagarelis and Grant Wang
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, Primes Corporation and Highstreet Asset Management
Date posted to database: 28 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2014
9 692 Exploiting Factor Autocorrelation to Improve Risk Adjusted Returns
Kevin Oversby
Date posted to database: 21 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 21 Jun 2014
10 646 Risk Adjusted Time Series Momentum
Martin Dudler, Bruno Gmuer and Semyon Malamud
Quantica Capital, Quantica Capital and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014

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