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Endowment Effect: Inaction in the Face of Opportunity

We avoid sticking our necks out because we fear loss and feelings of regret. Looking back on my notes from ‘Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes‘ (Belsky and Gilovich), I came across the following note on the Endowment Effect: … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case For Struggling Teens

I just finished reading Paul Tough’s book ‘How Children Succeed. It’s been all over the press; the Labour Day issue of The Globe and Mail, NPRs This American Life, Daniel Pink and other sources of thoughtful media. The basic premise is that non-cognitive skills, … Continue reading

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