Weekly Top 5 Papers – May 13, 2011

1. Keynote Address – Identifying and Managing Systemic Risk: An Assessment of Our Progress
by Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke University – School of Law)

2. Why Do Humans Reason? Arguments for an Argumentative Theory
by Hugo Mercier (University of Pennsylvania) and Dan Sperber

3. Book Review: Stephen Hopgood, ‘Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International’
by Kenneth Anderson (Washington College of Law, American University; Stanford University – The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; Brookings Institution – Governance Studies)

4. What is Originalism? The Evolution of Contemporary Originalist Theory
by Lawrence B. Solum (University of Illinois College of Law)

5. Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility
by Xavier Gabaix (New York University – Stern School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)) and Parameswaran Gopikrishnan (Boston University – Center for Polymer Studies) and Vasiliki Plerou (Boston University – Center for Polymer Studies) and H. Eugene Stanley (Boston University – Center for Polymer Studies)

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