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1.

Understanding the Modern Monetary System

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Orcam Financial Group
Downloads 71,926
2.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): Pros and Cons for Investors

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 27,131
3.

Facts and Fantasies about Commodity Futures

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-20
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 26,658
4.

Luck Versus Skill in the Cross Section of Mutual Fund Returns

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-56 , Chicago Booth School of Business Research Paper, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 21,434
5.

The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle

Chapter 11 of R Mehra (Ed), Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium. Elsevier, 2008, pages 467–514, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper; EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 17,700
6.

Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth?

U of Minnesota Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Institute for Business Innovation and UC Berkeley
Downloads 14,772
7.

Offshore Hedge Funds: Survival & Performance 1989-1995

Yale School of Management Working Paper No. F-52B
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Feb 1997
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management and New York University - Stern School of Business

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Downloads 13,736
8.

Risk-Neutral Probabilities Explained

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 13,002
9.

Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequences

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 198/2008, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Downloads 12,082
10.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 11,717
11.

Size, Value, and Momentum in International Stock Returns

Fama-Miller Working Paper, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2011-85, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 11,007
12.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

post-publication version, published in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 86/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 02-04, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 02-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 237, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 10,938
13.

International Accounting Standards and Accounting Quality

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1976
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 10,906
14.

An Alternative Three-Factor Model

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 May 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 9,899
15.

High-Frequency Trading

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Independent, Goethe University Frankfurt Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Goethe University Frankfurt Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 9,687
16.

The Trend is Our Friend: Risk Parity, Momentum and Trend Following in Global Asset Allocation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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Downloads 9,678
17.

Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications – The 2016 Edition

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 9,646
18.

The Evolution of Fintech: A New Post-Crisis Paradigm?

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/047, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-62
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9,632
19.

The Halloween Indicator, 'Sell in May and Go Away': Another Puzzle

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - TIAS School for Business and Society and Saemor Capital

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Downloads 9,534
20.

Market Risk Premium Used in 56 Countries in 2011: A Survey with 6,014 Answers

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School, IESE Business School and IESE

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Downloads 9,099
21.

What is the Riskfree Rate? A Search for the Basic Building Block

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 8,305
22.

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2874598, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5191-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Downloads 8,257
23.

The Volatility Effect: Lower Risk Without Lower Return

Journal of Portfolio Management, pp. 102-113, Fall 2007, ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2007-044-F&A
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies and Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies
Downloads 7,972
24.

A Multifractal Model of Asset Returns

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1164, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
Working Paper Series
Yale University - International Center for Finance, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 7,559
25.

Finiteness of Variance is Irrelevant in the Practice of Quantitative Finance

Complexity, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 66–76, January/February 2009,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
NYU-Tandon School of Engineering
Downloads 7,287
26.

Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong?

As published in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 1731-1808, 2000.
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Harvard Law School and University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
Downloads 7,228
27.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,216
28.

Preparing a Referee Report: Guidelines and Perspectives

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 7,209
29.

Foreign Direct Investment In China: Effects On Growth And Economic Performance

Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 01-03
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Institute for International Economics and Institute for International Economics
Downloads 7,204
30.

Why Did Some Banks Perform Better during the Credit Crisis? A Cross-Country Study of the Impact of Governance and Regulation

Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-12 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 7,142
31.

Finding Yield in a 2% World

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Cambria Investment Management
Downloads 7,052
32.

Some New Evidence on Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1531
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Grand Valley State University and Independent
Downloads 7,012
33.

The Norway Model

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2012, pages 67–81,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and AQR Capital Management
Downloads 6,910
34.

Striking Oil: Another Puzzle?

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Rotterdam School of Management, Tilburg University - TIAS School for Business and Society and APG Asset Management

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Downloads 6,899
35.

Tactical Allocation in Commodity Futures Markets: Combining Momentum and Term Structure Signals

Journal of Banking and Finance 34, 2530-2548
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
City University London - Faculty of Finance, Audencia Nantes School of Management and City University of London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 6,848
36.

Differences and Similarities in Islamic and Conventional Banking

International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 2
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Bahria University - Accounting-Finance Department
Downloads 6,734
37.

Statistical Arbitrage in the U.S. Equities Market

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Downloads 6,469
38.

Corporate Governance, Investor Protection and Performance in Emerging Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2818
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 6,394
39.

Common Risk Factors in Currency Markets

Review of Financial Studies ( 2011), 24(11), .
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 6,338
40.

The Legal and Institutional Preconditions for Strong Securities Markets

UCLA Law Review, vol. 48, pp. 781-855, 2001, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 6,145
41.

Measuring Loss Potential of Hedge Fund Strategies

Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 7-31, Summer 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Guggenheim Partners, LLC and UBS Wealth Managment Research
Downloads 6,104
42.

Global Real Estate Markets: Cycles And Fundamentals

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 99-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts®, Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 5,962
43.

Foreign Direct Investment Theories: An Overview of the Main FDI Theories

European Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, No. 3, December 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 5,924
44.

100 Questions (and Answers) About IFRS

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law
Downloads 5,789
45.

The Crisis: Basic Mechanisms, and Appropriate Policies

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Downloads 5,768
46.

The Subprime Panic

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management

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Downloads 5,671
47.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 5,525
48.

Systemic Risk: A Survey

ECB Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Banque de France - Economic Study and Research Division and European Central Bank (ECB)

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Downloads 5,413
49.

Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
Downloads 5,340
50.

Enron and the Use and Abuse of Special Purpose Entities in Corporate Structures

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1309, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 5,172