Weekly Top 5 Papers – July 16, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending July 16, 2010:

1. WACC: Definition, Misconceptions and Errors
by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra – IESE Business School)

2. Social Security Benefits Formula 101: A Practical Primer
by Francine J. Lipman (Chapman University – School of Law) and James E. Williamson (San Diego State University – College of Business Administration)

3. Economics: A Good Choice of Major for Future CEOs
by Patricia M. Flynn (Bentley University – Department of Economics) and Michael A. Quinn (Bentley University – Department of Economics)

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

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)