Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 2, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending July 2, 2010:

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

2. The Great Danes: Cultural Values and Neoliberal Reforms
by Scott Sumner (affiliation not provided to SSRN)

3. May it Please the Senate: An Empirical Analysis of the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings of Supreme Court Nominees, 1939-2009
by Lori A. Ringhand (University of Georgia School of Law) and Paul M. Collins Jr. (University of North Texas)

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. Market Risk Premium Used in 2010 by Analysts and Companies: A Survey with 2,400 Answers
by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School) and Javier Del Campo Baonza (University of Navarra – IESE Business School)