Why you wont hear Robin Hanson et al. about the Chicago Olympics prediction market disaster

– Because they are not interested in telling you the truth about prediction markets.

– They are interested in propagating a myth, rather.

Don&#8217-t pay $400 for a vendor phone-booth conference on prediction markets, where their merits are hyper inflated to serve commercial purposes. Stay at home and read Midas Oracle.

Previously: The Chicago candidacy to host the Olympics, which was favored by the prediction markets (and gullible bettors like Ben Shannon), is the one that fared the worst.

Previously: Will Chicago get the Olympics? Dona€™t bet on it. Too risky.

Next: Could we have divined that Chicago was a lemon?

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