I am a fan of James Montier. I find his insights into behavioural finance very interesting and mostly rather entertaining. Some of his essays, such as the one on Abu Ghraib and the Milgram experiment, are memorable if depressing. He has his obvious prejudices and his bêtes noires (Milton Friedman, the CAPM, efficient markets – […]
Some of my readers have expressed the view that I am occasionally unnecessarily harsh in my posts. However, it is very unlikely that this post will elicit such a response since it is taking a rather critical look at the entrails of my own dissertation. While that was obviously a very long time ago, what […]
Rolf Banz spent his career in the investment industry in the US, the UK and, most recently, in Switzerland. To older people, he is known as the "father of the small firm effect". This weblog consists of a series of essays and shorter pieces on a range of issues at the intersection of institutional investment and investment theory. Please see this post for a description of the objectives of the weblog and the About page for further information on the author and the site.