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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 19 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 187,104 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 136,910 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
3 120,307 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 85,450 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 58,230 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
6 54,327 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 42,678 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 41,877 Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2000
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
9 40,462 Agency Cost Of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 1999
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2006
10 39,612 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
21 Dec 2016 through 19 Feb 2017

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,509 Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills?
Hendrik Bessembinder
Arizona State University
Date posted to database: 19 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
2 1,692 Betting Against Correlation: Testing Theories of the Low-Risk Effect
Clifford S. Asness, Andrea Frazzini, Niels Joachim Gormsen and Lasse Heje Pedersen
AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC, Copenhagen Business School and AQR Capital Management, LLC
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 8 Feb 2017
3 657 Reassessing the Role of Precious Metals as Safe Havens - What Colour is Your Haven and Why?
Sile Li and Brian M. Lucey
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
4 651 The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics
Campbell R. Harvey
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
5 547 Forecasting ETFs with Machine Learning Algorithms
Jim Kyung-Soo Liew and Boris Mayster
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School (JHU) and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School (JHU)
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
6 508 The Scientific Outlook in Financial Economics: Transcript of the Presidential Address and Presentation Slides
Campbell R. Harvey
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 10 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 30 Jan 2017
7 448 Short-Horizon Beta or Long-Horizon Alpha?
Avraham Kamara, Robert A. Korajczyk, Xiaoxia Lou and Ronnie Sadka
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
Date posted to database: 29 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
8 447 Cross-Asset Signals and Time Series Momentum
Aleksi Pitkäjärvi, Matti Suominen and Lauri Vaittinen
Aalto University School of Business, Aalto University School of Business and Independent
Date posted to database: 31 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
9 437 Narrative Economics
Robert J. Shiller
Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
10 425 Diversify and Purify Factor Premiums in Equity Markets
Raul Leote de Carvalho, Lu Xiao, François Soupé and Patrick Dugnolle
BNP Paribas Investment Partners, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, THEAM, BNP Paribas Investment Partners and BNP Paribas - BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Jan 2017





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