Weekly Top 5 Papers – September 25, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending September 25, 2009:

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

2. Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization
by Paul Ohm (University of Colorado Law School)

3. A Quantitative Approach to Faber’s Tactical Asset Allocation
by Stefano Marmi (Scuola Normale Superiore) and Claudio Pacati (University of Siena – Department of Economics) and Wiston Adrián Risso (University of Siena – Department of Economics) and Roberto Renò (University of Siena – Department of Economics)

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. 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)