INDEX

Activities, serial vs. parallel, 71

Adages (Erasmus), 66

Adverse selection, 232

Aerobus, 41

Aerospace sector, xi, 32–33, 233

Aggregation of risk, 90–99, 156–158, 162, 219–220

Agile approach (software development), 139

Airbus A380 airplane, 53, 136–137

Apple, 145, 148

Ares I launch vehicle, 15, 28

Arrow, Kenneth, 58

Asimov, Isaac, 146

Atomic bomb, 93, 94

Atwood, J. L., 24, 25

Auburn University, 121

Augustine, Norman, 7, 9, 211

Australia, 148

Avatar (film), 86

Average(s), 2, 3, 62–65

B-2A stealth bomber, 211

Banking industry, 247

Baron-Myerson mechanism, 237–238, 237f, 238t

Baseball, 62–63

Batting averages, 62–63

The Battle for Investment Survival (Loeb), 144

Baumol, William, 120, 121

Belief, in God, 177–178

Bell, Alexander Graham, 143

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