### Grant McDermott

Data. Economics. Environment.

You may also recall that $$-$$ for my temerity in pointing out this apparent tension between Kahneman and Taleb's theories $$-$$ I was labelled an "idiot" by none other than Taleb himself. As I coyly suggested at the time, Taleb's knee-jerk tendency to accuse anyone who disagrees with him of idiocy meant that I was likely to be in good company at least. I am sure of that now having read Shleifer's article.