Freakonomics’ Stephen Dubner on Risk, Black Swan Events, and More

Stephen Dubner, co-author of the incredibly popular Freakonomics book series and closing keynote at the 2013 PLUS Conference, challenges assumptions about risk and highlights the differences between risk and uncertainty in an interview from the PLUS Media Zone.

Price Discrimination? Racial Discrimination?

An interesting question posed by our friends at the Freakonomics blog – is offering discounts by name (in this case names that would likely be more common with Caucasians) represent racial discrimination?

Click the link below for the full post, and don’t miss Freakonomics author (and author of the linked post) Stephen J. Dubner as he speaks at the 2013 PLUS International Conference in November.

Price Discrimination? Racial Discrimination?.