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Dan Davies
Senior Research Advisor, Frontline Analysts. Economics, finance, jokes. Warning: often a high output feed.
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Dan Davies 3m
From a couple of months ago, all you really need to know about payday lending
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Dan Davies 22m
seriously guys these shoes ought to have lasted better than this. I bought them at the end of February
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Dan Davies 11h
I can't remember any case when I wrote something and only certified my own bit. maybe portmanteau "Ideas for 200x" ones...
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Dan Davies 12h
this really is a great post
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Dan Davies 12h
(to the extent to which sell side research implies any responsibility at all!)
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Dan Davies 12h
It is, but it's definitely joint & several. "It went out with your name on it" is the standard
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Dan Davies 12h
is there any kind of document in the world other than (apparently) a scientific paper, where authors aren't jointly & severally responsible?
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Dan Davies 12h
Are you really prepared to assert 0.01% as a rate of fraud? I don't think that's supportable at all
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Dan Davies 12h
You lost your bet. He only looked at the spreadsheet, claiming not to have IRB approval.
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Dan Davies 12h
Collective responsibility, you mean.
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Dan Davies 12h
You can't point to a rat in a trap and say "this shows that the kitchen is clean!"
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Dan Davies 12h
Green's claim is that he didn't have IRB approval to see the original data, so "took care" not to check!
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Dan Davies 12h
"The theory of aggregated production, [...] nevertheless can be much easier adapted to the conditions of a totalitarian state
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Dan Davies 12h
Whereas the downside is that people will not co-author papers with researchers they don't trust.
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Dan Davies 12h
This is not a difficult thing to understand. If there are no consequences for failure to check, we get more failures
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Dan Davies 12h
btw, "nudge" wrt the email I sent you about Greece.
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Dan Davies 12h
"exactly" because he did, "more or less" because it was in the preface to the German edition of GT not an article
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Dan Davies 12h
Or alternatively, simply ask for a look at the original returns from the polling company
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Dan Davies 12h
why would it end either of these things? Do you not trust your collaborators and students?
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Dan Davies 12h
He should have checked! "I didn't suspect" is exactly the defence used by Bob Diamond over LIBOR
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