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March 2011

Weekly Announcements – March 21, 2011

Here are the latest announcements from SSRN: Announcing New LSN Environmental Justice & Sustainability Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal We are pleased to announce a new Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal — Environmental Justice & Sustainability eJournal, sponsored by the Graduate Program in Environmental Sustainability at the St. …


Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 25, 2011

1. A Dysfunctional Role of High Frequency Trading in Electronic Markets by Robert A. Jarrow (Cornell University – Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate …


Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 18, 2011

1. A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation by Mebane T. Faber (Cambria Investment Management) 2. The Microstructure of the ‘Flash Crash’: …


Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 4, 2011

1. Binomial Options Pricing Has No Closed-Form Solution by Evangelos Georgiadis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) 2. Madoff’s Dirty Money by Linus …


Economists in a Spotlight of Debate

On Sunday the revealing documentary “Inside Job” won an Oscar for Best Documentary (trailer, official site). This work has made waves by …