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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Halloween, Mini-Certificate, Beirut, Employees The Mini-Certificate MINI-CERTIFICATE IN REAL WORLD RISK MANAGEMENT* One-week intense workshop: Feb 22-26 2016, New York City, 9 AM-5 PM Nassim N. Taleb will deliver about half the lecture and sign the certificate 2 day program (no mini-certificate), $2950* 5 day program (with mini-certificate),  $7400* (Early signup discount $2200 and $5900 respectively […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The danger of debt | The Sunday Times Post

But in this instance, the government came in indiscriminately to bail out everyone. So let’s zoom out seven years later – is it seven years already? – and look at what’s happened. Well, what has happened is nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing new. We did not learn. We have had some kind of pseudo-recovery, mostly fuelled […]

Halal, Eataly, Firms & Slaves, Coase, Strong Filtering, Flaneuring, Tails STRONG FILTERING as GENERALIZED FLANEURING This page is not about finance except when the idea generalizes. Here it helps us connect flaneuring to successes such as those of Buffet. The best thing is to not have to do anything *as a default*. So one commits in those cases […]

Gini Coefficients, Powerlaws, Violence How to (Not) Estimate Gini Coefficients for Fat Tailed Variables by Nassim Nicholas Taleb :: SSRN — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 16, 2015 Another paper @dottorpax on dealing with pseudo-powerlaws — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 15, 2015 Slides for my flash talk at the Bloomberg QuantSeminar this evening […]


Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM – Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:30 PM (MYT) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia