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Who will win the World Cup?

Greg Becker and Arminder Kainth’s article can only be viewed in PDF format - View this article as a PDF


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It is interesting to note that there are great similarities between this model and those produced (and recently published) by the big investment banks. See these lengthy publications for alternative forecasts: The World Cup and Economics 2010 from Goldman Sachs and England to win the World Cup – A Quantitative Guide to the 2010 World Cup from J.P. Morgan.