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Dror Poleg

Dror Poleg is an economic historian and advisor to some of the world's largest investors. His insights on the evolution of work, cities, and markets have been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, and beyond.

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Featured Posts

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Don’t Sleep With Your Boss.

Yes, old work is done better in person. But new work will ultimately produce the greatest value.

Don’t Sleep With Your Boss.
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Thinking Fast and Slopes

In a networked economy, overestimating low-probability events is not irrational — it's optimal.

Thinking Fast and Slopes
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AI and the Long Tail

AI can reduce inequality and polarization by making the internet less social.

AI and the Long Tail
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In Praise of Ponzis

A new economic model is emerging. Here's why it makes sense.

In Praise of Ponzis
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Invisible Talent Leaks and Outlier Employees

The cost of “office maximalism” is high. It’s also invisible.

Invisible Talent Leaks and Outlier Employees

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The Simons Defense

Jim Simons just died. Simons was an award-winning mathematician who worked as a code breaker for the U.S. Government and founded Renaissance Technologies, the most successful investment firm in history. Over three decades, Simons's Medallion Fund achieved an average annual return of 66% per year. It'

The Simons Defense