The New Yorker


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 4) Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell
The crisis is a lost opportunity for a tipping point – cultural transformation must be radical – the transparency of information and willingness of individuals to absorb it


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”

September 2009

(Part 2 of 4) Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell
Balancing qualitative and quantitative analysis – large versus small banks – need to teach failed institutions why their cultures failed


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 4) Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell
The psychological approach to understanding financial crises – small mistakes are magnified by herd instincts – the crisis is more similar to the crisis of 1929 than it is dissimilar