Weekly Top 5 Papers – November 12, 2010

1. Expenditure Cascades
by Adam Seth Levine (Vanderbilt University) and Robert H. Frank (Cornell University – Department of Economics) and Oege Dijk (European University Institute – Economics Department (ECO); Bocconi University – Department of Economics (DEP))

2. The Constitution of the Roman Republic: A Political Economy Perspective
by Eric A. Posner (University of Chicago – Law School)

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

4. Prudence with Biased Experts: Ratings Agencies & Regulators
by David M. Levy (Center for Study of Public Choice) and Sandra J. Peart (University of Richmond – Jepson School of Leadership Studies)

5. ‘I’ve Got Nothing to Hide’ and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
by Daniel J. Solove (George Washington University Law School)