Weekly Top 5 Papers – September 3, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending September 3, 2010:

1. Fundamentals of Intellectual Property: Cases & Materials
by Thomas G. Field Jr. (University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center))

2. Detecting Deceptive Discussions in Conference Calls
David F. Larcker
(Stanford University – Graduate School of Business) and Anastasia A. Zakolyukina (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

3. Convexity, Robustness, and Model Error
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (NYU-Poly)

4. Why Did the Crisis of 2008 Happen?
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (NYU-Poly)

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