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The surprising reason your eggs will cost more

The most devastating outbreak of bird flu on record has already killed 38.9 million birds, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal, … 102 more words


betterfailling reblogged this on nicichiarasa and commented:

Efficient Market Hypothesis, eh? The proponents of this hypothesis posit that all participants to the market are perfectly rational and that they all have enough pertinent information about what is going on as to be able to reach reasonable business decisions. Now consider this: 'ten percent of the egg producers being wiped out results in a up to 85% hike in retail prices'. Quite reasonably, don't you think? As for efficiency... maybe for the owners of the surviving 'egg producers'...

Robert Shiller on crypto-politics, Piketty, and why efficient market theory is a "half-truth"

The first two editions of Irrational Exuberance, Robert Shiller’s best-selling study of financial markets, both presciently called the top on asset bubbles of historic proportions. 1,700 more words

Six Big Ideas: Negotiation 2

Part 2: Negotiating changes the question

In a previous post, I noted that people in the real estate industry benefit by being skilled negotiators. Mostly, that post focused on tactics which are privately profitable and which apply to other situations, such as buying a new car or starting a new job. 360 more words


It's not easy to be green: the cost of fossil fuels divestments to the New Zealand superannuation fund

The Green Party of New Zealand wants the New Zealand superannuation fund to sell its $676 million in fossil fuel investments. For those not in the know, this government investment fund is worth about $25 billion and is funded by present taxes to pay for the universal old age pension in New Zealand. 413 more words

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50 Years of Real Estate Research

At a recent conference, a panel of very senior researchers compared the research questions being asked and the techniques being used 50 years ago with now, and they looked forward. 561 more words

Real Estate