Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Research Center for Risk Engineering, New York University Polytechnic Institute


Nassim N. Taleb is Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering and co-director of the Research Center for Risk Engineering at New York University-Polytechnic Institute. He is also an author and essayist and principal/senior scientific advisor at Universa Investments.

Featured Work

JAN 11, 2011 Article

The Causes of the Financial Crisis

The main cause behind the recent financial crisis was the accumulation of hidden risks in the system. This was compounded by the agency problem, which ...