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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 143,940 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
2 105,483 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 87,619 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 82,539 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 50,592 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
6 50,383 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
7 41,661 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
8 37,804 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 36,273 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 34,702 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
2 Jan 2015 through 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,507 Size Matters, If You Control Your Junk
Clifford S. Asness, Andrea Frazzini, Ronen Israel, Tobias J. Moskowitz and Lasse Heje Pedersen
AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 23 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 3 Feb 2015
2 1,433 Preparing a Referee Report: Guidelines and Perspectives
Jonathan Berk, Campbell R. Harvey and David A. Hirshleifer
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
3 998 A Century of Generalized Momentum; From Flexible Asset Allocations (FAA) to Elastic Asset Allocation (EAA)
Wouter J. Keller and Adam Butler
Flex Capital BV and BPG and Associates
Date posted to database: 31 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
4 836 Changes in Buyer Composition and the Expansion of Credit During the Boom
Manuel Adelino, Antoinette Schoar and Felipe Severino
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 9 Jan 2015
5 803 Fees Eat Diversification's Lunch
William W. Jennings and Brian C Payne
U.S. Air Force Academy - Department of Management and US Air Force Academy
Date posted to database: 28 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
6 513 Inequality, Mobility, and Being Poor in America
Steven Horwitz
St. Lawrence University
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2015
7 471 Value of Tax Shields (VTS): 3 Theories with 'Some' Sense
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 15 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
8 435 Portfolio Construction and Tail Risk
Chris Downing, Ananth Madhavan, Ajit Singh and Alex Ulitsky
BlackRock, BlackRock, Inc., United Nations and BlackRock
Date posted to database: 25 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
9 429 Better Investing Through Factors, Regimes and Sensitivity Analysis
Cristian Homescu
Independent
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
10 594 Risk Premia and the VIX Term Structure
Travis L. Johnson
The University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015





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