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September 28, 2006

Freakonomics vs. Moneyball

Originally Posted at The Sports Economist On page 10 of the October 2nd issue of Business Week is a brief article by Peter Coy entitled “Freakonomics vs. Moneyball.” Coy addresses an exchange between Steven Levitt – co-author of Freakonomics – and Raymond Sauer – Clemson economics professor and resident chief …

The Philadelphia 76ers in 2005-06

Malcolm Gladwell’s review of The Wages of Wins focused primarily on the story we told with respect to Allen Iverson. Specifically, we argue “The Answer” is not quite as good as people believe, a point expanded upon in this forum last July. Our view of Allen Iverson led people to …