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Professional Forecasters Have Been Getting It Wrong Since the Beginning

Three economists started competing forecasting businesses in the early 20th century. They all got the Great Depression wrong.

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Margaret Heffernan

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CEO of 6 businesses, her book WILFUL BLINDNESS was called a classic; her TED talks have been seen by over 12 million people. UNCHARTED is her new book.

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