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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 12 Feb 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 169,056 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
2 112,779 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
3 112,127 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 84,049 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 56,983 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
6 52,448 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 42,132 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 39,690 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 37,331 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 35,823 Value Versus Growth: The International Evidence
Eugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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
14 Dec 2015 through 12 Feb 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 4,875 101 Formulaic Alphas
Zura Kakushadze, Geoffrey Lauprete and Igor Tulchinsky
Quantigic Solutions LLC, WorldQuant LLC and WorldQuant LLC
Date posted to database: 10 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
2 1,682 Delivery Rates on Kickstarter
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jan 2016
3 964 A Tutorial for Using Twitter Data in the Social Sciences: Data Collection, Preparation, and Analysis
Pascal Jürgens and Andreas Jungherr
Dept. of Communication, U of Mainz, Germany and University of Mannheim - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 6 Jan 2016
4 909 The Flash Crash: A New Deconstruction
Eric M. Aldrich, Joseph Grundfest and Gregory Laughlin
University of California, Santa Cruz, Stanford University Law School and University of California, Santa Cruz
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2016
5 634 Who Has Benefited Financially from Investment Treaty Arbitration? An Evaluation of the Size and Wealth of Claimants
Gus Van Harten and Pavel Malysheuski
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and Lockyer + Hein LLP, Barristers + Solicitors
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
6 616 Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition
José Azar, Sahil Raina and Martin C. Schmalz
Charles River Associates (CRA), University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Date posted to database: 3 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jan 2016
7 586 Multifactor Risk Models and Heterotic CAPM
Zura Kakushadze and Willie Yu
Quantigic Solutions LLC and Centre for Computational Biology, Duke-NUS Medical School
Date posted to database: 26 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
8 519 Replicating Private Equity with Value Investing, Homemade Leverage, and Hold-to-Maturity Accounting
Erik Stafford
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
9 509 Return Chasing and Trend Following: Superficial Similarities Mask Fundamental Differences
Victor Haghani and Samantha McBride
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Date posted to database: 21 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2016
10 437 Style and Skill: Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, and Momentum
Mark Grinblatt, Gergana Jostova, Lubomir Petrasek and Alexander Philipov
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, George Washington University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Board and George Mason University - Finance Area
Date posted to database: 8 Jan 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jan 2016

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