What I find so interesting about these guys is they spend a large fraction of their time discussing the big problem of people whose beliefs are predicated on bias and politics as opposed to ‘objective facts’ (surprisingly, this is a problem primarily for people who disagree with them):
Eric Falkenstein is an economist who specializes in quantitative issues in finance: risk management, long/short equity investing, default modeling, etc.
Eric received his Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University , 1994 and his B.A. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, 1987
He is the author of the 2009 book Finding Alpha.
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