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Black Swans, Ostriches, and Ponzi Schemes


Nancy B. Rapoport


University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

August 17, 2012

Golden Gate University Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 627, 2012
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series

Abstract:     
This essay discusses the relative culpability of the people who invested in Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme as well as some of the legal opinions in the case.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: bankruptcy, Ponzi schemes, culpability, psychology, social sciences, Malcolm Gladwell

JEL Classification: K1, K10, L15, L89, K2, K20, K22, K40, K42

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Date posted: August 18, 2012  

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Rapoport, Nancy B., Black Swans, Ostriches, and Ponzi Schemes (August 17, 2012). Golden Gate University Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 627, 2012; UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2131393

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