Weekly Top 5 Papers – April 30, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending April 30, 2010:

1. Relative Strength Strategies for Investing
by Mebane T. Faber (Cambria Investment Management)

2. The 4% Rule – At What Price?
by Jason S. Scott (Financial Engines, Inc.) and William F. Sharpe (Stanford University – Graduate School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)) and John G. Watson (Financial Engines, Inc.; Stanford University – Graduate School of Business)

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

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. Preferences for Status: Evidence and Economic Implications
by Ori Heffetz (Cornell University – S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management) and Robert H. Frank (Cornell University – Department of Economics)