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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 7 Dec 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 183,691 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 162,905 '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
3 130,632 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: 26 Sep 2015
4 119,494 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
5 85,168 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 76,415 What is Marriage?
Sherif Girgis, Robert George and Ryan T. Anderson
Princeton University Department of Philosophy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2010
Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
7 67,634 Understanding the Modern Monetary System
Cullen O. Roche
Orcam Financial Group
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
8 58,130 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
9 53,988 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
10 52,732 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: 24 Sep 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
8 Oct 2016 through 7 Dec 2016

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1 3,521 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?
John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
2 3,347 Rational Decision-Making under Uncertainty: Observed Betting Patterns on a Biased Coin
Victor Haghani and Richard Dewey
Elm Partners and Pimco
Date posted to database: 25 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
3 2,624 The Freedom to Film Pornography
Marc J. Randazza
Randazza Legal Group
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2016
4 2,119 Sharpening the Arithmetic of Active Management
Lasse Heje Pedersen
AQR Capital Management, LLC
Date posted to database: 7 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2016
5 1,899 FinTech, RegTech and the Reconceptualization of Financial Regulation
Douglas W. Arner, Janos Nathan Barberis and Ross P. Buckley
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
Date posted to database: 5 Oct 2016
Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
6 1,523 Permissible Negligence and Campaigns to Suppress Rights
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
7 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
8 1,258 Limitless Worker Surveillance
Ifeoma Ajunwa, Kate Crawford and Jason Schultz
University of the District of Columbia - David A. Clarke School of Law, Microsoft Research and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
9 1,222 Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice
Jennifer M. Urban, Joe Karaganis and Brianna L. Schofield
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - The American Assembly and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 28 May 2016
10 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





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