Weekly Top 5 Papers – April 24, 2015


1. China’s Ideological Spectrum by Jennifer Pan (Harvard University – Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) and Yiqing Xu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Department of Political Science)

2. Expected and Required Returns: Very Different Concepts by Pablo Fernandez (University of Navarra) and Isabel Fernández Acín (University of Navarra)

3. Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees by Wade D. Pfau (The American College)

4. Fact, Fiction, and Value Investing by Clifford S. Asness (AQR Capital Management, LLC), by Andrea Frazzini (AQR Capital Management, LLC), by Ronen Israel (AQR Capital Management, LLC) and by Tobias J. Moskowitz (University of Chicago – Booth School of Business)

5. Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership by José Azar (Charles River Associates (CRA)), Martin C. Schmalz (University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business), Isabel Tecu (Charles River Associates (CRA))