Weekly Top 5 Papers – October 30, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending October 30, 2009:

1. Common Errors in the Interpretation of the Ideas of The Black Swan and Associated Papers
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (NYU Poly – Department of Finance and Risk Engineering)

2. Frames from the Framers: How America’s Revolutionaries Imagined Intellectual Property
by Lewis Hyde (Harvard University – Berkman Center for Internet & Society)

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

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

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)