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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 22 Oct 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 143,477 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
Daniel J. Solove
George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2007
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
2 135,225 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
3 103,354 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
4 81,913 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 76,200 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
6 71,231 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Politics and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
7 51,663 Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 1999
Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
8 49,428 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
9 47,177 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
10 46,915 Virtual Worlds: A First-Hand Account of Market and Society on the Cyberian Frontier
Edward Castronova
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Telecommunications
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2002
Last Revised: 1 Sep 2004

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Aug 2014 through 22 Oct 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 17,535 ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration
Andrew M. Francis and Hugo M. Mialon
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 27 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
2 3,761 CAPM: An Absurd Model
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 7 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
3 1,355 Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2012 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2012
Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
4 1,224 Retirement Risk, Rising Equity Glidepaths, and Valuation-Based Asset Allocation
Michael E. Kitces and Wade D. Pfau
The Kitces Report & Nerd's Eye View and The American College
Date posted to database: 18 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 18 Sep 2014
5 1,105 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
6 1,041 Eight Stocks are Enough in China
Andrew Stotz and Wei Lu
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management and University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) - School of Management
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
7 1,020 The Judgment of the EU General Court in Intel and the So-Called 'More Economic Approach' to Abuse of Dominance
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
8 970 Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2012: Applying Leiter Scores to Rank the Top Third
Gregory C. Sisk, Valerie Aggerbeck, Debby Hackerson and Mary Wells
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota), University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
9 963 Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors
David Abrams and R. Polk Wagner
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2011
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2014
10 957 Coming of Age for the Federal Circuit
Robin Feldman
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Date posted to database: 16 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014





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