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Video: Why economists failed to see the financial crisis coming

Nov. 20, 2012 11:50 a.m.

A symposium co-sponsored by SFI and the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study examined the 2008 financial crisis through the lenses of finance, economics, complex systems, neuroeconomics, and computational social science. 

The three-day course, "The Science of Complexity: Understanding the Global Financial Crisis," was held May 16-18, 2012, at the George Mason University campus in Arlington, Virginia. It was one of a series of topical SFI complex systems short courses held periodically around the country.

See what participants had to say in this SFI video (3 minutes)

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