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Diego Espinosa

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Biography

Diego Espinosa runs Sistema Research, a consulting firm that applies a complex systems approach to strategic uncertainty. He also teaches security analysis at the University of San Diego, and he authored a chapter for a book on the Fed’s role in the 2008 crisis. Espinosa formerly managed a hedge fund, was a portfolio manager of a global equity fund at Scudder, ran European research for Sanford Bernstein, and was a number one–ranked analyst at Morgan Stanley. He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group. Espinosa holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Author's Posts
The Battle for Your Strategic Soul: Knight vs. Coase

Today, strategy adds value when it understands and exploits uncertainty better than the competition. Pure efficiency can no longer be the only way.

Investment Uncertainty Is Not Going Away: Understanding Complex Systems Can Help

An approach called complex systems can help analysts get a better handle on investment uncertainty. It does so by providing a means of pattern recognition that picks up where statistics and finance leave off.

Why Central Bank Losses Matter: The Case of the Hypothetical Wallpaper Bonds

Imagine we are sometime in the distant future. A company has suffered years of declining earnings, and the dividend is at risk. Then, through a stroke of luck, people come to covet the company’s bonds as wallpaper material.



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