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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 4 Aug 2015

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1 152,048 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
2 150,190 '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
3 108,353 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 96,016 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 83,163 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 73,608 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 53,342 Understanding the Modern Monetary System
Cullen O. Roche
Orcam Financial Group, LLC
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
8 52,756 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
9 52,124 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
10 51,297 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
5 Jun 2015 through 4 Aug 2015

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1 4,557 Ranking Law Schools, 2015: Student Aptitude, Employment Outcome, and Law Review Citations
Alfred L. Brophy
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
2 1,830 Third Amendment Penumbras: Some Preliminary Observations
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2015
3 1,750 Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States
John R. Lott, John E Whitley and Rebekah C. Riley
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Date posted to database: 20 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
4 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
5 1,339 Surprised by the Gambler's and Hot Hand Fallacies? A Truth in the Law of Small Numbers
Joshua Benjamin Miller and Adam Sanjurjo
Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences and Universidad de Alicante - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
6 1,190 Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications - The 2015 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 1 Aug 2015
7 1,105 The Rise of Contingent Fee Representation in Patent Litigation
David L. Schwartz
Northwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
8 1,033 Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs
Christopher Blattman and Laura Ralston
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and World Bank
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
9 970 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
10 963 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





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