Weekly Top 5 Papers – August 7, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending August 7, 2009:

1. A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation
by Mebane T. Faber (Cambria Investment Management)

2. “I’ve Got Nothing to Hide” and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove (George Washington University Law School)

3. Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008
by Daniel Kaufmann (Brookings Institution) and Aart Kraay (World Bank – Development Research Group) and Massimo Mastruzzi (World Bank Institute)

4. Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
by Michael C. Jensen (Harvard Business School; The Monitor Company; Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc.) and William H. Meckling (University of Rochester Simon School [deceased])

5. Understanding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
by Yuliya S. Demyanyk (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland) and Otto Van Hemert (New York University – Department of Finance)

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