Basil Halperin

Essays — Basil Halperin


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Monetary economics

  1. Monetary misperceptions, food banks, and NGDP targeting
  2. The Fed's preferred model says that now is not the time to raise rates
  3. A practical critique of NGDP targeting
  4. NGDP targeting and the Friedman Rule

Asset pricing

  1. The "Efficient Restaurant Hypothesis": a mental model for finance (and food)
  2. Behavioral biases don't affect stock prices
  3. Yes, markets are efficient – *and* yes, stock prices are predictable

Behavioral economics

  1. Loss aversion is not what you think it is

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