Catastrophe: Risk and Response

Judge Posner talked about his book Catastrophe: Risk and Response, published by Oxford University Press. He used cost-benefit analysis to… read more

Judge Posner talked about his book Catastrophe: Risk and Response, published by Oxford University Press. He used cost-benefit analysis to explain why people focus on some potentially catastrophic events and ignore others. During his talk, Judge Posner applied this thinking to the recent tsunami in Asia, global warming, and terrorism. He also responded to questions from members of the audience following his remarks. close

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Catastrophe: Risk and Response

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Program ID:
185972-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 2005 | 8:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2005 | 11:26am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 19, 2005 | 8:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2005 | 11:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
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