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Noreena Hertz

Using examples from her own brush with illness, Professor Noreena Hertz talks about why it is sometimes dangerous to believe in experts.

When economist Noreena Hertz became very ill she confronted a difficult question: who should she trust?

The answer was much more complicated than it first appeared and her quest to find out more about her treatment led her to a deep scepticism about expertise.

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Presenter: Ben Hammersley
Producer: Mike Wendling.

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