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2 Jan 1997 through 24 Apr 2017

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1 189,765 A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
Meb Faber
Cambria Investment Management
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 3 Mar 2014
2 167,894 '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
3 141,716 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
4 121,386 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 85,791 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 77,008 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 69,967 Understanding the Modern Monetary System
Cullen O. Roche
Orcam Financial Group
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2011
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2015
8 58,388 Company Valuation Methods
Pablo Fernandez
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2001
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
9 54,647 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 52,824 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
23 Feb 2017 through 24 Apr 2017

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1 4,867 A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools
Christopher J. Ryan and Brian L. Frye
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College - Higher Education Law & Policy and University of Kentucky - College of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2017
2 4,611 Encryption Workarounds
Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier
The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Date posted to database: 22 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2017
3 3,392 Statement of Lawrence B. Solum: Hearings on the Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
4 3,011 The Taking Economy: Uber, Information, and Power
Ryan Calo and Alex Rosenblat
University of Washington - School of Law and Data & Society Research Institute
Date posted to database: 11 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
5 2,439 Forecasting a Volatility Tsunami
Andrew Thrasher, CMT
Independent
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
6 2,295 Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit
Dara Lee Luca and Michael Luca
Mathematica Policy Research and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations & Markets Unit
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
7 1,946 Why Prison?: An Economic Critique
Peter N. Salib
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 7 Apr 2017
8 1,834 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: 25 Mar 2017
9 1,828 Contrarian Factor Timing is Deceptively Difficult
Clifford S. Asness, Swati Chandra, Antti Ilmanen and Ronen Israel
AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management and AQR Capital Management, LLC
Date posted to database: 9 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 9 Mar 2017
10 1,762 False-Positive Citations
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Date posted to database: 14 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 4 Apr 2017





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