The Undoing Project: Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman in the 1970s.  Photograph courtesy of Barbara Tversky

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Vincent Janssen is eager to join Tottenham. Photograph: VI Images via Getty Images

AZ Alkmaar have thrown Tottenham’s move for Vincent Janssen into doubt after their sporting director revealed they have yet to receive an improved bid(...)

Michael Lewis, Bill James and Paul DePodesta at the Sloan Sports Analytics conference in Boston.

“It’s time to clam up”. Moneyball. It’s the book that launched a thousand nerds, many of them gathering in Boston last weekend for the tenth Sloan S(...)

Paul DePodesta has excelled is at harvesting the reams of information now available to coaches and scouts. Photograph:  Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

In 2002, Professor David Romer, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote an academic paper for the Journal of Political Economy (...)