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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 May 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 191,193 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 144,423 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: 22 Jan 2017
3 121,966 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
4 86,022 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 58,472 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
6 54,806 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 NYU-Tandon School of Engineering
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
7 42,805 Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
Yuliya S. Demyanyk and Otto Van Hemert
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and Man AHL
Date posted to database: 10 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2009
8 42,461 Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function
Michael C. Jensen
SSRN
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2000
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
9 41,690 A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management
R. Edward Freeman and John McVea
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2001
10 40,944 Agency Cost Of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers
Michael C. Jensen
SSRN
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 1999
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2006

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 Mar 2017 through 30 May 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 3,017 Forecasting a Volatility Tsunami
Andrew Thrasher, CMT
Independent
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
2 2,223 Putting Integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach
Werner Erhard and Michael C. Jensen
Independent and SSRN
Date posted to database: 4 May 2017
Last Revised: 5 May 2017
3 2,110 Replicating Anomalies
Kewei Hou, Chen Xue and Lu Zhang
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business
Date posted to database: 3 May 2017
Last Revised: 3 May 2017
4 2,048 Hedge Fund Flows and Name Gravitas
Juha Joenväärä and Cristian Ioan Tiu
University of Oulu and University at Buffalo
Date posted to database: 23 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
5 1,711 The Alpha Engine: Designing an Automated Trading Algorithm
Anton Golub, James Glattfelder and Richard B. Olsen
Lykke Corp, Department of Banking and Finance, UZH and Lykke Corp
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 3 May 2017
6 1,588 Debt That Costs Less Than Nothing: Greece's Unique Opportunity
Pablo Triana
ESADE Business School
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2017
7 1,037 A Gentle Introduction to Value at Risk
Laura Ballotta and Gianluca Fusai
Sir John Cass Business School - City, University of London and Università del Piemonte Orientale Dipartimento di Studi per l'Economia e l'Impresa
Date posted to database: 28 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
8 1,036 Discount Rate (Risk-Free Rate and Market Risk Premium) Used for 41 Countries in 2017: A Survey
Pablo Fernandez, Vitaly Pershin and Isabel Fernández Acín
University of Navarra - IESE Business School, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Navarra
Date posted to database: 19 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
9 745 The Idiosyncratic Momentum Anomaly
David Blitz, Matthias X. Hanauer and Milan Vidojevic
Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies, Robeco Asset Management - Quantitative Strategies and VU University Amsterdam, Finance
Date posted to database: 5 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 5 Apr 2017
10 1,820 Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2017 Edition
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Date posted to database: 7 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017





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