Weekly Top 5 Papers – March 25, 2011

1. A Dysfunctional Role of High Frequency Trading in Electronic Markets
by Robert A. Jarrow (Cornell University – Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
) and Philip Protter (affiliation not provided to SSRN)

2. What is Marriage?
by Sherif Girgis (Princeton University Department of Philosophy) and Robert George (Princeton University – Department of Politics) and Ryan T. Anderson (University of Notre Dame Department of Political Science)

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

4. The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues
by Daniel Kaufmann (The Brookings Institution) and Aart Kraay (World Bank – Development Research Group (DECRG)) and Massimo Mastruzzi (World Bank Institute)

5. Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
by Michael C. Jensen (Harvard Business School; Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)) and William H. Meckling (Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased))