Since I'm busy preparing for the upcoming semester and won't have time to write anything new for a few more days, I thought I'd provide links to some of my most viewed posts:
- With a degree, without a job (March 31, 2010) - about the difficulty in finding a job for even the most educated graduates.
- Unintended consequences (March 29, 2010) - about the unintended impact of Gordon Gekko and the movie Wall Street.
- Finance's Gaussian copulas: The new Frankenstein monster (March 9, 2009) - about the Wired article by Felix Salmon on the use of Gaussian copula models to estimate correlation between two random events.
- The mirage of the creative class? (February 3, 2010) - about the storm surrounding Richard Florida's article in The Atlantic.
- "Into Thin Air" by Jon Krakauer (December 23, 2009) - my review of the book.
- Are Blackberries the new marshmallows? (January 16, 2010) - you have to read the post to understand the title.
- Kindle customers' willingness to pay (March 1, 2009) - about various prices for Kindle books, including prices above $9.99.
- Physics GRE (November 20, 2009) - about an online discussion I had read on the usefulness of the Physics GRE exam in predicting success in graduate school (for physics doctoral students).
- On grade inflation (January 8, 2010) - self-explanatory title, about articles I had read by Dr Stuart Rojstaczer and others.