Read — 2013/10/17
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “The Nobel Prize Is a Three-Way Split“, by C.R. (The Economist). A brief discussion of the research that garnered Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert Shiller this year’s Nobel in Economics.
- “How Science Goes Wrong” (The Economist). An article highlighting the disturbing increase of spurious published results — and possible steps to fight it.
- “The Meaning of Sachin” (The Economist). India’s “God of cricket” announces his retirement.
- “Search Tools Wanting on Many Exchanges“, by Abby Goodnough (NY Times). Software malfunctions and inaccurate or missing information frustrate initial searches on health-insurance exchanges.