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Interview with H. Eugene Stanley

Interview with H. Eugene Stanley (07:12)

We all know that large stock market falls can happen, and that when they do, they can impact the wellbeing of people around the world. However, such events are rare. How can we get new insight into such catastrophic but infrequent events?

In this interview, Gene Stanley explains how analysis of large datasets can help us better understand stock market crises. He describes how an approach from physics allowed him and his collaborators to improve our estimates of how likely such devastating stock market movements are.

H. Eugene Stanley is a Professor at Boston University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He has made seminal contributions to statistical physics and is one of the pioneers of interdisciplinary science. He is one of the founding fathers of econophysics.

You can watch the whole of Tobias’ interview with Gene on YouTube (25:29).

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