Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 26, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending March 26, 2010:

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

2. Is the Potential for International Diversification Disappearing?
by Peter F. Christoffersen (McGill University – Faculty of Management) and Vihang R. Errunza (McGill University – Faculty of Management) and Kris Jacobs (McGill University – Faculty of Management) and Xisong Jin (McGill University – Faculty of Management)

3. 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)

4. Is Novelty Obsolete? Chronicling the Irrelevance of the Invention Date in U.S. Patent Law
by Dennis D. Crouch (University of Missouri School of Law)

5. Fifty State Series: LLC Charging Order Case Table
by Carter G. Bishop (Suffolk University Law School; Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law)