Read — 2013/10/17

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. 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.
  2. How Science Goes Wrong” (The Economist). An article highlighting the disturbing increase of spurious published results — and possible steps to fight it.
  3. The Meaning of Sachin” (The Economist). India’s “God of cricket” announces his retirement.
  4. 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.