Information Futures Markets

Information Futures Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  [Download Information Futures Markets White Paper Link Dataset Compilation]

Information Futures Markets ( is a Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by the Virtual Private Library™. It is designed to monitor information futures markets on the World Wide Web and listed below. We always welcome suggestions of additional sites and resources to be added to this comprehensive listing and please submit by clicking here. This site has been developed and maintained by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Internet expert, author, keynote speaker, and consultant. His latest white papers include Searching the Internet, Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources, and Knowledge Discovery Resources 2016. All of his Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs and his white papers are available from  His latest monthly column is available by clicking here. Subscribe to his free monthly Awareness Watch™ Newsletter. Learn more by clicking here.

Information Futures Markets:

Articles, Papers and Journals

A Good Idea With Bad Press by By Hal R. Varian

A Market for Terrorism Information by C. Gopinath

Biggest Bets in the Universe Unveiled

Business Exchange – Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Can betting predict terrorism?

CFTC Targets Prediction Markets, Hits First Amendment                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Charts for Prediction and Chance by Mario Markus

Consensus Point Prediction Markets Blog                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Don’t Bet On It – The Economist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Do Prediction Markets Produce Well-Calibrated Probability Forecasts?                                                                                                                                                                                  

Economists Explore Betting Markets as Prediction Tools by Erica Klarreich Science News Online

Edward Tufte: Ask E.T. Forum – Prediction Markets

Foretelling the Future: Online Prediction Markets by John Stossel and Maxim Lott

Futures Markets in Everything by Noam Scheiber

Gaming Prediction Markets – Equilibrium Strategies with a Market Maker                                                                                                                       

How To Follow the Prediction Markets in Real Time                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Idea Futures. Prediction Markets, Information Markets by Robin Hanson

Information Aggregation Mechanisms: Concept, Design and Implementation For a Sales Forecasting Problem by Kay-Yut Chen and Charles R. Plott

International Journal of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence

Investopedia – Prediction Market                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Issues In Information Market Design by Robin Hanson

Journal of Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Mercury’s Blog by Jed Christiansen

Midas Oracle – Prediction Markets For All by Chris. F. Masse

Mining the Web to Predict Future Events by Kira Radinsky and Eric Horvitz                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Prediction Market “Bets Of Bitcoin” Available to U.S. Customers                                                                                                                                                                         

Prediction Market Journal

Prediction Market Manipulation: A Case Study                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Prediction Markets by Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz

Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting by Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz                                                                                                                                               

Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Prediction Markets, Mechanism Design, and Cooperative Game Theory                                                                                                                                                                    

Predict the Future? You Can Bet on It by Peter Wayner

Pricing Political Risks with Predicition Markets by Justin Wolfers

Super Tuesday: Markets Predict Outcome Better Than Polls by Gary Stix of Scientific American

The Case for Terrorism Futures by Noah Shachtman,1283,59818,00.html

The Coming Revolution in Information Markets by Robert W. Hahn, Paul C. Tetlock

The Definitive Guide To Marketing Metrics and Analytics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

The Failure of State-Designed Markets By Casey Khan

The Good Side of the Terror Futures Idea (Yes, There Is One) By Dr. David M. Pennock

The Journal of Prediction Markets

The Lull of Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

The Promise of Prediction Markets: A Roundtable                                                                                                                                                                        

The Real Power of Artificial Markets

The Wisdom of Public Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Toronto Prediction Market Blog                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Using Prediction Markets to Track Information Flows: Evidence from Google by Bo Cowgill, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz

Wait, Lets Talk About This by Ken Nesmith, Andrew C. Thomas, and Jonathan Wang

What Weird Futures Can You Buy? A Guide To Online Prediction Markets by Brendan I. Koerner

Wikipedia – Prediction Market                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Workers Place Your Bets – Special Report – Prediction Markets by Rachael King



American Action Market

Business Prediction Exchange

BlogShares – Fantasy Blog Share Market

Center for Gaming Research

Consensus Point – Foresight Prediction Market Server

DAGGRE – Research to Enhance the Accuracy, Precision and Timeliness of Forecasts                                                                                                                                                                                        

Farecast – Airfare Prediction and Purchase

Foresight Exchange

Future Brief

Google Prediction API                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Hollywood Stock Exchange!

Hubdub – The World’s News Forecaster

Ideas Futures Prediction Markets Systems


Imagining the Internet – Elon/Pew Predictions Database

Influenza Prediction Market

InfoBionics – Flexible Data Mining Applications

Inkling Markets – Prediction Market Platforms

International Futures Model (IFs)

InTrade – Futures Trading Exchange for Politics, Current Events, Financial Indicators & other Unique Contracts

Iowa Electronic Markets

Kaggle – Data Mining, Forecasting and BioInformatics Competitions

Long Bets – Accountable Predictions

News Futures

NITLE Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

NutrientNet – Reducing Watershed Nutrient Runoff

Open Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

PAM – Policy Analysis Market

Policy Futures Bet On Anything – Peer To Peer Betting

Prediction Market Industry Association

Prediction Markets Tools                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Predict Wall Street – The Stock Market Prediction Community

Probability Web

PunditTracker – Bringing Accountability To The Prediction Industry

Recorded Future – Robust Tools for Temporal and Predictive Analysis

simExchange – Prediction Market for Video Games

SPSS, Data Mining, Statistical Analysis Software, Predictive Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Decision Support Systems

StrategyPage’s Prediction Market

Tech Buzz Game

The Opinion Exchange


TradeSmarter™ – Innovative Binary Option Trading Platform

TWOCrowds – The Wisdom of Crowds

Your Encore – Prediction Markets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Zocalo – Toolkit for Building Prediction Markets

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