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Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the Precautionary Principle and Genetically Modified Organisms | EconTalk

Hosted by Russ Roberts Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Antifragile, Black Swan, and Fooled by Randomness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about a recent co-authored paper on the risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the use of the Precautionary Principle. Taleb contrasts harm with ruin and explains how the differences imply different rules […]

Taleb on Skin in the Game | EconTalk

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013Taleb on Skin in the GameNassim Taleb Hosted by Russ RobertsNassim Taleb of NYU-Poly talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his recent paper with Constantine Sandis on the morality and effectiveness of “skin in the game.” When decision makers have skin in the game–when they share in the costs and benefits of […]

Nassim Taleb & Russ Roberts Live at the PowerHouse — Wednesday, November 28, 7-9PM

Wednesday, November 28, 7–9 PM The powerHouse Arena · 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.) · DUMBO, Brooklyn For more information, please call 718.666.3049 TICKETS $15 International bestseller Nassim Taleb (The Black Swan) drops by powerHouse Arena to celebrate the launch of Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder: a look at how […]

Taleb on Antifragility | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty

I’ve been waiting for this! Nassim Taleb, author of Fooled By Randomness and The Black Swan, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about antifragility, the concept behind Taleb’s next book, a work in progress. Taleb talks about how we can cope with our ignorance and uncertainty in a complex world. Topics covered include health, finance, […]

EconTalk – Taleb on Black Swans (2007)

Don’t know how I missed having this in here. NNT lists this as one of his favorite interviews as well.From the highly addictive and always excellent EconTalk.org. (iTunes subsrciption link here. 2007 2008) Nassim Taleb talks about the challenges of coping with uncertainty, predicting events, and understanding history. This wide-ranging conversation looks at investment, health, […]