NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Does March Madness Lead to Irrational Exuberance in the NBA Draft? High-Value Employee Selection Decisions and Decision-Making Bias

Casey Ichniowski, Anne E. Preston

NBER Working Paper No. 17928
Issued in March 2012

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The authors thank Michael Egley, Damien Fenske-Corbiere, Kazunari Inoki, Amy Johnson, Jack Koehler, Raymond Lim, and Frankie Pavia for expert and dedicated research assistance on this project. They also want to acknowledge Chaz Thomas and his dedication to his research on March Madness that motivated the current study. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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