Weekend list #22

Why data nerds struggle to gain power at hedge funds

Firms are discovering that the marriage of old-school managers and data-driven quants can be rocky.

Robots and jobs: evidence from the US

An extra robot per 1,000 workers reduces the employment to population ratio by 0.18-0.34% and wages by 0.25-0.5% (full paper, presentation).

What happens to your paper after you submit it? (audio)

Effort Report hosts talk about what happens behind the scenes and how to respond to reviewers.

Reproducibility and replicability: watch out for the hype

As the interest around reproducibility and replicability has built to a fever pitch, it has morphed into a glossy scientific field in its own right.

Prophet: automated forecasts for time series data

Open source software implemented in R and Python. It is robust to missing data, shifts in the trend and large outliers.