Weekly Top 5 Papers – September 10, 2010

Here are the top 5 papers downloaded from the SSRN eLibrary for the week ending September 10, 2010:

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

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

3. A New ‘Risky’ World Order: Unstable Risk Premiums: Implications for Practice
by Aswath Damodaran (New York University – Stern School of Business)

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

5. Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Expensive
by Anat R. Admati (Stanford Graduate School of Business) and
Peter M. DeMarzo (Stanford Graduate School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)) and
Martin F. Hellwig (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods; Department of Economics, University of Bonn) and
Paul C. Pfleiderer (Stanford Graduate School of Business)