Posts tagged ‘what’s new’

August 3, 2011

Skewed Distribution/Convergent Validity

Interesting compilation of what the brainiacs are writing about these days.

There is a respectable presence of Canadians here, but without exception, the writers are all academics. Not that there’s anything wrong with that; and sure, I get it, publish or perish, etc., but how great would it be to see some of our excellent working analysts — the ones who actually toil day-to-day in the field — included in this august list, or elsewhere?

I can think of a couple of sterling contenders right off the bat. Both quant guys, both crazy brilliant …

Wouldn’t it serve the firms that employ them and the industry in general if some actual stakeholders were to publish outside of their client lists?

Just asking.  : )

And if you know of  some examples of “rogue publishing” we should be celebrating, share them in comments.  Ta.

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