“Political prediction markets — in which participants buy and sell “contracts”…”

January 23, 2009
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“Political prediction markets — in which participants buy and sell “contracts” based on who they think will win an election — accurately predicted Barack Obama’s 2008 victory. Now Northwestern University researchers have determined that these markets behave similar to financial markets, except when traders’ partisan feelings get in the way.”

Predicting politics: Professors model prediction markets


“Political prediction markets — in which participants buy and sell “contracts” based on who they think will win an election — accurately predicted Barack Obama’s 2008 victory. Now Northwestern University researchers have determined that these markets behave similar to financial markets, except when traders’ partisan feelings get in the way.”

Predicting politics: Professors model prediction markets
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