Weekly Top 5 Papers – January 22, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending January 22, 2010:

1. Conspiracy Theories
by Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard University – Harvard Law School) and Adrian Vermeule (Harvard University – Harvard Law School)

2. Constraining Dominant Shareholders’ Self-Dealing: The Legal Framework in France, Germany, and Italy
by Pierre-Henri Conac (University of Luxembourg – Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance) and Luca Enriques (University of Bologna – Faculty of Law) and Martin Gelter (Fordham University School of Law)

3. In Vino Veritas: The Economics of Drinking
by Jan Heufer (TU Dortmund University)

4. A True Story About Civil Courts and Company Valuation
by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School)

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