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Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won

Tobias Moskowitz teams up with Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim, to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports. They reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.

Book

A World of Chance: Betting on Religion, Games, Wall Street

Financial markets often try to distance themselves from gambling, but the two have far more in common than is usually thought. This book discusses chance, risk, gambling, insurance, and speculation across history and into the future.

Book

Global Perspectives on Investment Management: Learning From the Leaders

This book features an array of perspectives from financial industry luminaries to cover topics at the forefront of the global asset management industry, including risk management and ethics.

Interview

Words from the Wise: An Interview with Richard Thaler

Richard Thaler, a founding father of behavioral finance and the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, discusses his pioneering research, including how our behaviors influence decision making and investing and what to do about it.

Interview

Words From the Wise: Jack Bogle on Building a Better Investment Industry

An executive summary of the main themes explored in a question-and-answer session with John C. Bogle.

Perspective

Don't Go for the Exacta

It’s hard enough to be right. It’s much harder to be right multiple times in a row. Cliff delves into two-step bets and offer insight on when they’re a bad idea.

Perspective

Holy Cow the Rangers are Worse than the Cubs!

Cliff Asness delves into numbers and probabilities to determine the biggest loser: the Rangers (for not winning the Stanley Cup between 1940 and 1994) or the Cubs (for failing to win the World Series between 1908 and 2015).

Perspective

Perhaps the Most Important Essay I Will Ever Co-Author

We model when a hockey coach should pull the goalie when trailing and then discuss how our results relate to key lessons for portfolio and risk management, and business in general.

Working Paper

When Is Bargaining Successful? Negotiated Division of Tournament Prizes

High-stakes poker players often negotiate the distribution among a small number of finalists rather than playing through until only one player remains. We find that this setting is ideal for studying bargaining—this paper documents our findings.

White Paper

The Case for Momentum Investing

Although a powerful investment style, momentum was largely unavailable to many investors. The introduction of the AQR Momentum Indices has been a pivotal development in momentum’s acceptance as an investment strategy.