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Tobin’s Q & A: Evidence of Information’s Real Market Value

by Doug Laney  |  August 15, 2012

Tobin’s q is a simple ratio first posited by Nobel-winning American economist James Tobin in the 1960s to understand the relationship between a company’s market value and the replacement value of its assets. Analysis shows that this quotient has been growing since financial statements were standardized following the Great Depression. Smoothing economic boom and bust […]

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