Weekly Top 5 Papers – October 31, 2014


1. ‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration by Andrew Francis (Emory University – Department of Economics) and Hugo Mialon (Emory University – Department of Economics)

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

3. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics)

4. A Five-Factor Asset Pricing Model by Eugene Fama (University of Chicago – Finance) and Kenneth French (Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business)

5. Information in Financial Markets: Who Gets It First? by Nathan Swem (University of Texas at Austin – Department of Finance)