Weekly Top 5 Papers – May 8, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending May 8, 2009:

1. Too Big to Fail, Hidden Risks, and the Fallacy of Large Institutions
by Charles S. Tapiero (NYU-Poly Institute) and Nassim Nicholas Taleb (NYU-Poly Institute)

2. Interrogation’s Law
by William Ranney Levi (Yale University – Law School)

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

4. Market Risk Premium Used in 2008 by Professors: A Survey with 1,400 Answers
by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School)

5. A Stitch in Time: The Rise and Fall of the Sewing Machine Patent Thicket
by Adam Mossoff (George Mason University – School of Law)