Why asset prices move; why we need to prepare for decades of internet sources pain; why Saudi Aramco might not be worth quite as much as suggested; Uber pain continues; a defence of Unroll.me; your Juicero teardown; things one learns about finance bros by (briefly) dating a finance bro; other stuff.
Amazing what people say during custody hearings.
- An all-media Alphachat episode
- Robert Cialdini on how persuasion works in business and politics (transcript)
- Adaptive markets, and the lessons of an infamous call to sell
- How economics has evolved since the crisis
- Erica Grieder on the Texas model
- An experiment in Kenya
- Sebastian Edwards on why economic populism always disappoints
- Newly conceivable ideas in economics
- The brief history of Airbnb, and what’s next
- Steven Johnson on how play shaped the modern world
A long, deep chat with economist Anne Case
Economist Anne Case joins Cardiff Garcia to talk about her trilogy of research papers that revealed the stunning reversal of mortality trends among certain groups of Americans. The two also discuss the methodology used in the papers and her comprehensive theory behind the causes of these trends.