Weekly Top 5 Papers – February 12, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending February 12, 2010:

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

2. Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
by Brent T. White (University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law)

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

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. Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – A Post-Crisis Update
by Aswath Damodaran (New York University – Department of Finance)