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Tim Harford: Forecasting the Future in Hindsight

Tim Harford flicking through the latest issue of Perspectives after his talk

BY BEATRICE FALERI 17/03/2015 Why economists failed to anticipate the 2008 global financial collapse  has been an unanswered question  since 2008. The answer that economist Tim Harford, FT journalist, BBC presenter and author of the bestseller The Undercover Economist gave to the crowd was: ‘They simply could not see it”. The ...

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