Weekly Top 5 Papers – November 6, 2009

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending November 6, 2009:

1. Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for Digitization for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
by Peter B. Hirtle (Cornell University Library) and Emily Hudson (University of Melbourne – Law School) and Andrew T. Kenyon (University of Melbourne Law School)

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

3. Stock Price Fragility
by Robin Greenwood (Harvard Business School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)) and David Thesmar (HEC Paris (Groupe HEC))

4. 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)

5. Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
by Michael C. Jensen (Harvard Business School; Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.) and William H. Meckling (Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased))