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Tagged with “economics” (7)

  1. Nassim Taleb and Daniel Kahneman: Reflection on a Crisis

    From http://odeo.com/episodes/24211619-Daniel-Kahneman-How-Greenspan-s-Framework-Went-Awry

    Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman examines Alan Greenspan’s financial framework in light of the current economic crisis. ——- Author Nassim Taleb and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman discuss the intricacies of the financial crisis and its far-reaching influence. Looking forward, they offer proposals to remedy the situation and prevent it from ever recurring. - DLD 2009 Daniel Kahneman is Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University. He was educated at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and obtained his PhD in Berkeley. He taught at The Hebrew University, at the University of British Columbia and at Berkeley, and joined the Princeton faculty in 1994, retiring in 2007. He is best known for his contributions, with his late colleague Amos Tversky, to the psychology of judgment and decision making, which inspired the development of behavioral economics in general, and of behavioral finance in particular. This work earned Kahneman the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 and many other honors, including the 2006 Thomas Schelling Award given by the Kennedy School at Harvard "to an individual whose remarkable intellectual work has had a transformative impact on public policy", and the Outstanding Lifetime Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association in 2007.

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  2. LIVE from the NYPL & The Aspen Institute Present: Capitalism and the Future

    The President of the Aspen Institute, Walter Isaacson joined by Niall Ferguson, author of The Ascent of Money , Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Eric Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer of Google, and Nassim Taleb, scholar of randomness and risk and author of The Black Swan together will examine:

    What will the American economic system look like in the months and years ahead?

    Who are the innovators currently shaping the future?

    What will be the role of business in that future?

    http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/pep/pepdesc.cfm?id=5850

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  3. EconTalk: Taleb on the Financial Crisis, 23 March 2009

    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. From http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2009/03/taleb_on_the_fi.html

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  4. Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Benoit Mandelbrot on the financial crisis

    As the financial sector shifts, so does the reach of the jolt to economic structures around the world. Economist Nassim Nicholas Taleb and his mentor, mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot, speak with Paul Solman about chain reactions and predicting the financial crisis.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/july-dec08/psolman_10-21.html

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  5. 2: Putting Soul Into the Machine: Why You MUST Change the World with Omnologist Howard Bloom

    Howard Bloom shares with us why we MUST change the world, reminds us that it is our duty to make history, and encourages us to create a better tomorrow.

    http://www.comcastro.com/podcast-putting-soul-into-the-machine-why-you-must-change-the-world-with-omnologist-howard-bloom/

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