Contributor biographical information for A world of chance : betting on religion, games, Wall Street / Reuven Brenner, Gabrielle A. Brenner, Aaron Brown.


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Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and is a partner in Match Strategic Partners. The author of seven other books, including Gambling and Speculation (Cambridge University Press, 1990, with Gabrielle A. Brenner) and Rivalry: In Business, Science, Among Nations (Cambridge University Press, 1987), he examines what makes societies and firms leapfrog over others or fall behind them. The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Times of London, Asia Times, and Smart Money have reviewed his books. He has also served as a consultant to companies such as the Bank of America, Bell Canada, and Knowledge Universe, and he has worked with financial institutions throughout North America. Brenner has also been a frequent commentator in leading media around the world. Forbes Global's columnists have put two of Professor Brenner's titles on their list of recommended books for all time and profiled him in a cover story titled "Leapfrogging." He has served on the board of several companies, received a Fulbright Fellowship and the Killam Award, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Risk.
Competition.
Decision making.
Wealth.
Social history.
Gambling.
Chance.