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Financial Economics Network

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 27 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 179,675 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 122,597 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: 26 Sep 2015
3 117,498 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
4 84,737 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 57,942 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
6 53,513 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 NYU-Tandon School of Engineering
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
7 42,441 Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Yuliya S. Demyanyk and Otto Van Hemert
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and IMC Asset Management
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2009
8 40,742 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
9 37,965 Agency Cost Of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 1999
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2006
10 37,886 Corporate Governance and Control
Marco Becht, Patrick Bolton and Ailsa Röell
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Jun 2016 through 27 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,797 The Trinity Portfolio: A Long-Term Investing Framework Engineered for Simplicity, Safety, and Outperformance
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
2 2,772 How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?
Paul A. Gompers, Will Gornall, Steven N. Kaplan and Ilya A. Strebulaev
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
3 1,259 How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
4 920 Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues
Jyothika Grewal, George Serafeim and Aaron S. Yoon
Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Students, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Students
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
5 785 Statistical Industry Classification
Zura Kakushadze and Willie Yu
Quantigic Solutions LLC and Duke-NUS Medical School - Centre for Computational Biology
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
6 537 Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications – The 2016 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
7 527 Tax Uncertainty and Retirement Savings Diversification
David C. Brown, Scott Cederburg and Michael S. O'Doherty
University of Arizona - Department of Finance, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
8 476 Volatility Modelling and Trading
Artur Sepp
Julius Baer
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
9 460 A Gentle Introduction to Default Risk and Counterparty Credit Modelling
Laura Ballotta, Gianluca Fusai and Marina Marena
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Università del Piemonte Orientale Dipartimento di Studi per l'Economia e l'Impresa and University of Eastern Piedmont
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2016
10 458 Dynamic Valuation of Delinquent Credit-Card Accounts
Naveed Chehrazi and Thomas A. Weber
The University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - MTEI
Date posted to database: 21 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016





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