Weekly Top 5 Papers – December 12, 2016

1. How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions? by Paul Gompers (Harvard Business School – Finance Unit) and Will Gornall (University of British Columbia (UBC) – Division of Finance)
and Steven Kaplan (University of Chicago – Booth School of Business) and Ilya Strebulaev (Stanford University – Graduate School of Business)

2. The Dividend Disconnect by Samuel Hartzmark (University of Chicago – Booth School of Business) and David Solomon (University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business)

3. Shiller’s CAPE: Market Timing and Risk by Valentin Dimitrov (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – Accounting & Information Systems) and Prem Jain (Georgetown University – Department of Accounting and Business Law)

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

5. Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain by Christian Catalini (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Sloan School of Management) and Joshua Gans (University of Toronto – Rotman School of Management)