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Audio: Taleb on Black Swans, Fragility, and Mistakes

Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his latest thoughts on robustness, fragility, debt, insurance, uncertainty, exercise, moral hazard, knowledge, and the challenges of fame and fortune.


Nassim Taleb, author of many books—The Black SwanFooled By Randomness, and The Bed of Procrustes—is in the process of writing a new book.