Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 12, 2010

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

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

2. 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)

3. 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))

4. Patinformatics – An Emerging Scientific Discipline
by Mamta Kumari Raturi (Nectar Lifesciences Ltd. Chandigarh, India) and Prabhat Kumar Sahoo (Nectar Lifesciences Ltd. Chandigarh, India) and Susmita Mukherjee (Nectar Lifesciences Ltd. Chandigarh, India) and Amit Kumar Tiwari (Nectar Lifesciences Ltd. Chandigarh, India)

5. Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2010 Edition
by Aswath Damodaran (New York University – Department of Finance)