Saturday links: economic expertise
- November 10th, 2012
The weekend is a great time to catch up on some long-form links you missed during the week. We think this should also include our new book, Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere. Enjoy.
The upside of the ETF price war. (IndexUniverse)
Asness and Armott discuss factor models, growth vs. momentum and the usefulness of theory. (Morningstar)
Six trends affecting the financial planning industry. (Nerd’s Eye View)
An excerpt from Michael J. Mauboussin’s The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports and Investing. (Fast Company)
Ecosystems are the new walled gardens. (Pando Daily)
Accelerators are no longer just for tech companies. (Businessweek)
Is a new theory of Alzheimer’s ready to push aside the amyloid hypothesis? (WSJ)
The secret history of the Aeron chair. (Slate)
Comparing LED bulbs. (Slate)
Getting it right is the best marketing of all: on the rise of Nate Silver. (Bob Lefsetz)
Inside the secret world of Barack Obama’s number crunchers. (Time)
How Khan Academy is reinventing education. (Forbes)
How often does the “best” team win the World Series? (Freakonomics)
How Top Chef makes viewers want food you can’t touch or smell. (Fast Company)
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