Crowdsourced Research

I am holding a cover design contest for my next book, and you can vote here if you want to take a peak. As usual the one I like the most is running in last place!  But then again I profess no taste or marketing eye.

I then saw a tweet where an individual build a google docs sheet to track one of my old models:


This got me thinking – I wonder if there is more to be done with outsourcing research?  I know Quantopian does a lot of work with algorithms and eventually I’ll come up with an idea to post to Kaggle.  Here is a starter project, and the first one to build this correctly will get a free sub to The Idea Farm (I’ll give up to three if anyone builds them).

Recreate Siegels NIPA CAPE Excel sheet.  Resources here:



Shiller Excel