Nassim Taleb On EconTalk

Introduction (Via EconTalk & Library of Economics & Liberty)

Nassim Taleb talks about the financial crisis, how we misunderstand rare events, the fragility of the banking system, the moral hazard of government bailouts, the unprecedented nature of really, really bad events, the contribution of human psychology to misinterpreting probability and the dangers of hubris. The conversation closes with a discussion of religion and probability.

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23. March 2009 by Miguel Barbosa
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