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Sep 25, 2013

The uncertainties of risky pregnancies

Risk vs uncertainty. The battle was at the core of NYU professor and renowned anthropologist Arjun Appadurai’s keynote speech at the Human Economy conference. Finance, he argued, was establishing itself as a discipline separate from economics largely due to shedding off the notion of uncertainty. Instead, the focus is on the calculation of risk... [read the rest of this blog post on the Human Economy blog]