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Drivers of Value


Book Review: Expectations Investing

This revised and updated edition offers an insightful framework for identifying gaps between price and value.

The S-Curve: Bending the J-Curve in Private Equity

The J-curve narrative in private equity (PE) investments deserves a quiet obsolescence.

Fama and French: The Five-Factor Model Revisited

How well has Fama and French's five-factor model explained returns?

Progress in Economics

How has the consensus among economists on such issues as deficit spending and population growth shifted over the decades?

Book Review: Undiversified

The book is highly useful not only to women but also to other groups that are underrepresented in investment management.

Top 10 Posts from 2021: The Buffett Indicator, GameStop, Inflation!

What articles most resonated with readers in 2021? Aswath Damodaran on the COVID crucible, career tips from Eric Sim, CFA, and more.

Green and Renewable Energy: Not So Fast?

Our carbon neutral future may be a long way off.

Are Reindeer Good Stock Pickers?

Beating a passive benchmark is hard. And that's true for both reindeer and people.

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Vegetarian and Vegan Investing

Might financing vegetarian products be the game changer that moves our consumer habits in a more sustainable direction?

Dan Joldzic, CFA: Natural Language Processing in a Big Data World

"We are living in a Big Data World," Dan Joldzic, CFA, says. "No single analyst or team of analysts can capture all the information on their positions."