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Lunch with a Laureate | Robert Merton Ph.D. '70

 

 


As an MIT Museum audience peppers him with queries ranging from the barter system to development, trade relations, and the role of intuition in economics, Nobel Prize-winner Robert Merton deflects the assumption that he might be a “renaissance man, and steers listeners to his areas of expertise—financial engineering and innovation, and risk management.

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