Weekly Top 5 Papers – October 23, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending October 23, 2009:

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

2. Technical Analysis Around the World
by Ben R. Marshall (Massey University – College of Business – Department of Economics and Finance) and Rochester H. Cahan (Macquarie Capital (USA)) and Jared Cahan (Macquarie Bank Ltd)

3. The Determinants of Music Piracy in a Sample of College Students
by Marc F. Bellemare (Duke University – Sanford School of Public Policy; Duke University – Department of Economics) and Andrew M. Holmberg (Department of Justice)

4. ‘This Right is Not Allowed by Governments that are Afraid of the People’: The Public Meaning of the Second Amendment When the Fourteenth Amendment was Ratified
by Clayton E. Cramer and Nicholas James Johnson (Fordham University – School of Law) and George A. Mocsary (United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit)

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