Book notes: The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature and the Future of Forecasting

A review of Alan Greenspan's latest book

The Map and the Territory by Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan, The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature and the Future of Forecasting, Allen Lane, 2013, 400 pages

The Map and the Territory is an enigmatic title for a book written by a former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan; the reader is made to wonder how long it will take to understand the rationale for the title, which also seeks to cover ‘risk, human nature and the future of forecasting’.

The introduction made an impression, notably for the ‘reasonable’

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