Nobel Matchmakers

One of the first calls a new Nobel Prize winner might get is from Adam Smith, editor of NobelPrize.org. As you might expect, hearing his name, people initially wonder if the call is for real. Usually Mr. Smith does a…

Harvard Endowment: Underperformance or a Solid Return?

I thought you might want to see how The Wall Street Journal and the NY Times had different interpretations of the same facts on the same day about Harvard’s endowment fund performance: From The Wall Street Journal: “Harvard Endowment Gets…