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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 16 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 132,228 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
2 102,842 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 81,719 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 68,781 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 49,173 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 46,396 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
7 41,381 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 36,643 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 35,701 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 34,218 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
18 Jul 2014 through 16 Sep 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,580 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 2,964 'Competitiveness' Has Nothing to Do With It
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
3 1,275 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 1,129 Evaluation of Systematic Trading Programs
Mikhail Munenzon
Reformation Technologies
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
5 1,001 Betting on 'Dumb Volatility' with 'Smart Beta'
Claude B. Erb
TR
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2014
6 992 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
7 767 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
8 667 Rebalancing Risk
Nicolas M Granger, Douglas Greenig, Campbell R. Harvey, Sandy Rattray and David Zou
Man Group, Independent, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, AHL / Man Systematic Strategies and Man Group plc - AHL Man Systematic Strategies
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
9 634 Exploiting Closed-End Fund Discounts: The Market May Be Much More Inefficient than You Thought
Dilip K. Patro, Louis R Piccotti and Yangru Wu
OCC, University at Albany, State University of New York and Rutgers University, Newark - School of Business - Department of Finance & Economics
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
10 552 Risk Parity Versus Mean-Variance: It's All in the Views
Daniel Haesen, Winfried G. Hallerbach, Thijs D. Markwat and Roderick Molenaar
Robeco Asset Management, Quantitative Strategies, Robeco Asset Management, Quantitative Strategies, Robeco Asset Management and Robeco Asset Management
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014





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