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2 Jan 1997 through 18 Jan 2017

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1 185,776 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 164,255 '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
3 134,417 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
4 119,890 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 85,284 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 76,538 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 68,630 Understanding the Modern Monetary System
Cullen O. Roche
Orcam Financial Group
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
8 58,179 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
9 54,177 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 52,750 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
19 Nov 2016 through 18 Jan 2017

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1 3,874 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 2,696 Sensation Seeking, Sports Cars, and Hedge Funds
Stephen Brown, Yan Lu, Sugata Ray and Melvyn Teo
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Central Florida-Department of Finance, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Date posted to database: 10 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
3 1,847 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: 20 Dec 2016
4 1,696 Searching for Justice Scalia: Measuring the 'Scalia-ness' of the Next Potential Member of the U.S. Supreme Court
Jeremy Kidd, Riddhi Sohan Dasgupta, Ryan D. Walters and James Cleith Phillips
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Independent and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2016
5 1,482 Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain
Christian Catalini and Joshua S. Gans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 27 Nov 2016
6 1,424 The Dividend Disconnect
Samuel M. Hartzmark and David H. Solomon
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2016
7 1,362 Black Money and Demonetisation
Rahul Prakash Deodhar
University of Mumbai
Date posted to database: 14 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
8 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
9 1,325 Shiller's CAPE: Market Timing and Risk
Valentin Dimitrov and Prem C. Jain
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Accounting & Information Systems and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
10 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





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