The abandonment of fully-determined mathematical models that cannot deliver the certainty they promise and the consequent embrace of uncertainty may thus be, for economics as well as volcanic ash predictions, a good new principle, but perhaps an even better new beginning.
In the spirit of imminent change that grips the world into which we graduate, I believe it fitting to start
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In the last year, Harvard has faced diverse and troubling news in the financial sphere. From President Drew G. Faust’s
Anyone visiting Prague, Warsaw, or Budapest in recent weeks would have found beautiful old cities in a rather depressed mood.
First it was a “credit crunch,” then it was an “economic crisis,” and now a “global economic downturn.” But, with
Late in the evening of February 9, a landmark building in the Beijing skyline, the Television Cultural Center, was consumed
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In the first chapter of his most celebrated work, Czech novelist Milan Kundera illustrates Nietzsche’s idea of “eternal return:” “There
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