Seeing Tomorrow: Weighing Financial Risk in Everyday Life

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McClelland & Stewart, 1998 - Decision-making - 212 pages
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Ron S. Dembo has developed an analysis that can be applied to almost any decision, whether it’s a matter of placing a bet on a horse, buying a house, or – at the most exalted level – managing the investment activities of an international bank. In Seeing Tomorrow, Dembo, together with Economist staffer Andrew Freeman, lays out a new set of concepts and principles that anyone can use to guard against the unforeseen.

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Contents

How to Think About Risk
8
The Elements of Risk Management
23
Of Decisions and Risk
41
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Ron S. Dembo, a mathematician and the leading thinker on risk theory, is the founder, president, and CEO of Algorithmics Incorporated.
Andrew Freeman runs the financial services division of the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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DR. RON S. DEMBO is President and CEO of Algorithmics, Inc., a leading provider of innovative financial risk management software. Prior to founding Algorithmics in 1989, he managed a risk analysis group at Goldman, Sachs, and served on the academic faculties of several universities, including Yale University.
ANDREW FREEMAN manages and edits the financial services division of the Economist Intelligence Unit. From 1994-1997 he was the American Finance Editor for the Economist in New York.

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