Episode Sixty-Six: The Statistical Revolution

Finance And Data, The Business Time Machine

We're in the midst of a statistical revolution that is being driven by access to vast amounts of data. This revolution began in about late 1970s but has ramped up in the last decade so that it's affected almost every kind of business and human activity.

In this episode of The Power of Data Podcast we speak to renowned finance archaeologist William N Goetzmann, Edwin J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies & Director of the International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management as he takes us on a history trip of the stock market how seismic events have impacted the stock market, and how this might help us better prepare for the aftermath of COVID-19. Professor Goetzmann also explores what it takes to be a great asset management firm and the importance of environmental, social and governance factors in the world of investing.

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(Please note that this podcast was recorded remotely.)