Posts Tagged ‘Moneyball’

  • Because when competitive market structure changes so too does firm behavior, major movie studios have safer content.

    Why More Movies Are Boring

    Apr 19, 15 • 115 Views • No Comments

    With the competitive market structure of the movie business changing from less to more competition, movie content from major studios is less innovative......  [read more]

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    Michael Lewis and the Extra Cookie

    Jun 27, 12 • 389 Views • No Comments

    During his 2012 Princeton Baccalaureate Address, financial writer Michael Lewis describes a college psychology experiment in which students were divided into teams, each composed of 3 people with a randomly assigned a leader. Given a social problem like......  [read more]

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    Moneyball Economics

    Sep 27, 11 • 1078 Views • No Comments

    A wonderful baseball movie, Moneyball is also about economics. The story focuses on the Oakland Athletics, a second-tier baseball team with a small budget. A speedy runner? A homerun hitter? The stars cost many millions that Oakland just did not have. Faced......  [read more]