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In the NFL, as well as in business, hiring is hard

May 03, 2015 - Chicago Tribune

Now that you've seen the NFL draft, you might wonder how those football players are likely to work out as employees, especially those picked early enough to become newly minted millionaire athletes. Will those coveted first-rounders provide great value and lead their teams to a Super Bowl title?

Probably not.

At least that's the conclusion of a well-regarded University of Chicago economist about decision-making that can provide lessons off the gridiron and in corporate boardrooms and...