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Take 15 Podcast

The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and cryptocurrencies to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Dec 19, 2012

In episode #183, Dr. Nkosana Moyo shares some of the longer term political-economic developments taking place in Africa and explains why he believes the perception of risks in Africa is worse than reality.

Dec 13, 2012

In episode #181, Campbell Harvey discusses the limitations of quantitative easing in today's macroeconomic environment. His analysis has implications for the role of commodities, specifically gold, in a diversified portfolio.

Dec 5, 2012

In episode #184, Joachim Klement examines the role of personal experiences in determining financial risk preferences among investors, and how this can help financial advisers.

Dec 3, 2012

In episode #178, Nobel laureate Robert C. Merton challenges traditional models used by investors to measure sovereign and financial system credit risk, while proposing an alternative framework.