Monday, November 30, 2015

Demographics and gold: Something doesn't add up

This is another in a series of occasional posts on quantitative analysis. I am indebted to Josh Brown for pointing me to an article by Larry Swedroe, which discusses a study on demographics and real interest rates. While I found that I can derive significant insights from single variable studies like these, the world is more complex and univariate analysis illustrates the pitfalls of relying on single variable models.

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