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Natural disasters: Counting the cost of calamities | The Economist

Referenced in Antifragile pg. 470 Such multi-billion-dollar natural disasters are becoming common. Five of the ten costliest, in terms of money rather than lives, were in the past four years see map. Munich Re, a reinsurer, reckons their economic costs were $378 billion last year, breaking the previous record of $262 billion in 2005 in […]

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The Economist – Nassim Taleb The Bed of Procrustes

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