Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 19, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending March 19, 2010:

1. Climate Labelling and the WTO: The 2010 EU Ecolabelling Programme as a Test Case Under WTO Law
by Erich Vranes (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

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

3. The Happiness of Economists: Estimating the Causal Effect of Studying Economics on Subjective Well-Being
by Justus Haucap (Heinrich-Heine Universitaet Duesseldorf – Department of Economics; German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)) and Ulrich Heimeshoff (University of Bochum – Faculty of Economics)

4. Making the States Full Partners in a National Climate Change Effort: A Necessary Element for Sustainable Economic Development
by John C. Dernbach (Widener University – School of Law) and Robert B. McKinstry Jr. (Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP; Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law) and Thomas D. Peterson (Center for Climate Strategies; Johns Hopkins Global Security Center)

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)