Alasdair Palmer

Mad money

Nobel prize winner Daniel Kahneman on the irrationality of our financial system – and the difficulty of fixing it

Daniel Kahneman is a very modest man — amazingly so for someone who has won the Nobel prize in economics. When I met him in the lobby of a London hotel, he never used his very great intelligence in the way that some very distinguished economists do, to bully or to intimidate.

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