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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

Public Choice

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

Bubbles vs. High Prices: What is happening now?

Recent news has been going in different directions. Some news reports say that markets are booming because sales are increasing. Other news reports says that things are terrible (with the implication that they are about to get worse). 413 more words


Efficient Market Hypothesis - or Not?


Contradicting the Hypothesis



Not everyone believes in the efficient market.  Numerous researchers over the previous decades have found stock market anomalies that indicate a contradiction with the hypothesis.  869 more words



By :Sanjana Sharma, Student at Madras School of Economics

“On one side is Eugene Fama, a man with absolute faith in financial markets, on other side is Robert Shiller assessing the human biases and claiming that maybe markets are not as efficient” 1,012 more words


Advice on Negotiating

Negotiations are familiar to people in the real estate, because no two properties are identical and because the market for real estate is “illiquid”. So, the current “market price” of a property is defined less clearly or less precisely than, say, the price of one share of Apple or a barrel of oil. 329 more words