Weekly Top 5 Papers – December 26, 2014

ssrn_toppapersheader 1. A Brief Introduction to the Basics of Game Theory by Matthew Jackson (Stanford University – Department of Economics) 2. ‘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) 3. A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation by Mebane T. Faber (Cambria Investment Management) 4. The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism by Daron Acemoglu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Department of Economics) and James A. Robinson (Harvard University – Department of Government) 5. A Five-Factor Asset Pricing Model by Eugene F. Fama (University of Chicago – Finance) and Kenneth R. French (Dartmouth College – Tuck

School of Business)