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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 22 May 2015

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1 148,608 '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
2 148,253 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
3 107,284 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 91,180 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
5 82,909 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
6 72,855 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 51,997 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 51,897 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
9 50,874 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
10 50,165 Understanding the Modern Monetary System
Cullen O. Roche
Orcam Financial Group, LLC
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2013

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
23 Mar 2015 through 22 May 2015

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1 18,728 How Fox News Changed American Media and Political Dynamics
Bruce Bartlett
Independent
Date posted to database: 11 May 2015
Last Revised: 11 May 2015
2 6,983 China's Ideological Spectrum
Jennifer Pan and Yiqing Xu
Harvard University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 14 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2015
3 3,943 The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
4 3,854 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
5 3,448 Fact, Fiction, and Value Investing
Clifford S. Asness, Andrea Frazzini, Ronen Israel and Tobias J. Moskowitz
AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
6 2,662 HarvardX and MITx: Two Years of Open Online Courses Fall 2012-Summer 2014
Andrew Dean Ho, Isaac Chuang, Justin Reich, Cody Austun Coleman, Jacob Whitehill, Curtis G Northcutt, Joseph Jay Williams, John D Hansen, Glenn Lopez and Rebecca Petersen
Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning, Harvard University - HarvardX, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Harvard University, Harvard University and Harvard University - HarvardX
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2015
7 2,593 Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2015 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 21 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
8 2,022 Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media
Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser, Gameli Adzaho, Bruce Baikie, Jacqueline Baljeu, Matthew Battles, Jacqueline Beauchere, Elsa Brown, Jane Burns, Patrick Burton, Jasmina Byrne, Maximillion Colombo, Joe Douillette, Camila Urbina Escobar, Jorge Flores, Zinelabidine Ghebouli, Juan Cruz Gonzalez-Allonca, Eric Gordon, Sarah Groustra, Max Hertz, Reynol Junco, Yasir Khan, Nicholas Kimeu, Dorothea Kleine, Djordje Krivokapic, Viola Kup, Elif Kuzeci, María Paula Latorre Guzmán, David Li, Minu Limbu, Sonia Livingstone, Andres Lombana, Cynthia Massiel, Claire McCarthy, Maletsabisa Molapo, Maria Liliana Mor, Sarah Newman, Eldad Nutakor, Christopher Onoka, Chido Onumah, Ezequiel Passeron, Katarzyna Pawelczyk, Ricarose Roque, Kanyankore Marcel Rudasingwa, Nishant Shah, Luca Simeone, Andrew Siwakwi, Amanda Third and Grace Wang
Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, The Gamelian World Blog, Inveneo, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Harvard University, Microsoft Corporation, Independent, Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, Centre for Justic & Crime Prevention, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Beyond Access, PantallasAmigas, Independent, Republic of Argentina - Ministry of Justice, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Independent, Independent, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Independent, Shootback, University of London - Royal Holloway College, University of Belgrade, USANII LAB, Bahcesehir University, Independent, Xinchejian Hackerspace, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Texas at Austin, Independent, Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society, University of Cape Town (UCT), The Trust for the Americas, Harvard University, New State & Era, Independent, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Independent, United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF), Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Harvard University, Independent, University of Western Sydney and Independent
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2015
9 1,799 Market Timing with Moving Averages: Anatomy and Performance of Trading Rules
Valeriy Zakamulin
University of Agder - School of Business and Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2015
Last Revised: 14 May 2015
10 2,273 Discount Rate (Risk-Free Rate and Market Risk Premium) Used for 41 Countries in 2015: A Survey
Pablo Fernandez, Alberto Ortiz Pizarro and Isabel Fernández Acín
University of Navarra - IESE Business School, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Navarra
Date posted to database: 25 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015





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