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The map and the territory : risk, human nature, and the future of forecasting

Author: Alan Greenspan; Malcolm Hillgartner
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. How had our models so utterly failed us? To answer this question, he embarked on a rigorous and far-reaching multiyear examination of how Homo economicus predicts the economic future, and how it can predict it better. This audiobook is nothing less than an effort to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Greenspan; Malcolm Hillgartner
ISBN: 9781611762143 1611762146
OCLC Number: 837143761
Notes: Title from web page.
Compact disc.
Duration: 9:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
Description: 8 sound discs (540 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Alan Greenspan.

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Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. How had our models so utterly failed us? To answer this question, he embarked on a rigorous and far-reaching multiyear examination of how Homo economicus predicts the economic future, and how it can predict it better. This audiobook is nothing less than an effort to update our forecasting conceptual grid using twenty-first-century technologies.

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