Corona Virus, Pulp Fiction, and Fat Tail Risks

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What does the corona virus outbreak has to do with Pulp Fiction (the movie), and Fat Tail Risk? The recent epimdemy created a general state of anxiety and attention in the world. The origins of the virus started off in a random manner, and this 'little flu' escalated into a mass threat to the modern human species. The movie Pulp Fiction, shows how random events can converge into a pattern given by serendipity. Many famous authors like Nassim Nicholas Taleb, have written about the exponential effects that we may face due to fast globalization and intense interconnectivity of systems. Curious? Tune in for more!

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