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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 145,534 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
2 106,104 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 88,870 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 51,117 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
5 41,698 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
6 37,985 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
7 36,355 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
8 34,797 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
9 82,665 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
10 50,552 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 Jan 2015 through 29 Mar 2015

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1 5,678 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 3,091 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 1,261 Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees
Wade D. Pfau
The American College
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
4 1,207 Corporate Speech and the First Amendment: History, Data, and Implications
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 9 Mar 2015
5 552 Inequality, Mobility, and Being Poor in America
Steven Horwitz
St. Lawrence University
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2015
6 551 How Often Should You Take Tactical Asset Allocation Decisions?
Byeong-Je An, Andrew Ang and Pierre Collin-Dufresne
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Finance Institute
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
7 543 Measuring Innovation
Michael J. Cooper, Anne Marie Knott and Wenhao Yang
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Utah
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 5 Mar 2015
8 576 Better Investing Through Factors, Regimes and Sensitivity Analysis
Cristian Homescu
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
9 859 The Profitability of Five Popular Variations of Moving Averages on Indian Market Index S&P CNX Nifty 50 During January 2004-December 2014
Mohd Naved
Noida International University
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
10 629 Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality
Mozaffar Khan, George Serafeim and Aaron Yoon
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015

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