26 Aug 2019

How risk-takers manage risk, and what that can teach us

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:08 pm on 26 August 2019

Investing is all about risks and rewards.  But instead of looking at earning ratios and actuaries to understand risk management , economist Allison Schrager talks to legal sex workers, surfers and papparazzi for lessons on managing risk.

She says a few key principles these risk takers follow can be applied to financial portfolios, career choices and other big life  decisions.  Allison Schrager's books is called, An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk.

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