Larry Myers

Daily Note

September 14, 2023

This week’s Freakonomics podcast on the NFLPA team report cards is a great listen. The economist from the University of Michigan they interviewed nailed it with her observations. It is fascinating that organizations with a binary measure of success in a highly data driven sport are making crazy irrational choices when it comes to investing in their employees. I think it say a lot about the current state of labor relations in the US when highly paid employees whose productivity is easy to measure, and has a strong union, aren’t the best treated employees in the country.