Nassim Nicholas Taleb
#2789 Overall Influence

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Lebanese-American essayist, scholar, statistician, former trader and risk analyst

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese-American essayist, scholar, mathematical statistician, and former option trader and risk analyst, whose work concerns problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. His 2007 book The Black Swan has been described by The Sunday Times as one of the twelve most influential books since World War II.

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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New York University Tandon School of Engineering
New York University Tandon School of Engineering

School of New York University

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public university in Massachusetts, USA

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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#365 World Rank
Economics
#919 World Rank
Mathematics
#998 World Rank
Philosophy
#9580 World Rank
Literature