The authors identify the red flags that signal a study’s methodology may produce unreliable results. : Smart(er) Investing: How Academic Insights Propel the Savvy Investor. 2019. Elisabetta Basilico, PhD, CFA, and Tommi Johnsen, PhD, Palgrave Macmillan. Editor’s Note: The reviewer and the primary author of the book both work at the University of Denver, but they have no professional or personal relationship. How can investors, with their constant need to stay on top of the evolving field of finance, sort through numerous authors’ claims to have written the latest must-read study?