Tag Archives: Niall Ferguson

Charlie Rose: Niall Ferguson in the Greenroom

We weren’t aware of the fact that Nial Ferguson did his Ph.D. in history on the German hyperinflation of the 1920’s.   This is why he is one of our favorite historians. Good stuff.  Take the six minutes and have a … Continue reading

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Milken Institute: Niall Ferguson and Raghuram Rajan

More good stuff from the Milken Institute Global Conference.  A panel discussion on the future of the global economy, which  includes one of our favorite economists and our favorite historian. The Future of Capitalism Monday, April 30, 2012 11:00 AM … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson and Peter Thiel At Harvard

Two of our favorite thinkers, Niall Ferguson and Peter Thiel, discuss many of the most important issues of the day.    Good stuff! A conversation with: Peter Thiel, founding CEO of PayPal; Member, Board of Directors, Facebook; entrepreneur; and venture capitalist … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity

This is good stuff.   Make time to listen to the 20 minute lecture. “Today the average Korean works 1,000 hours more a year than the average German.” (click here if video is not observable)

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Fareed: Niall Ferguson and Jeff Sachs Square Off on OWS

Nice rumble between Sachs and Ferguson.  Well worth your time. (click here if video is not observable)

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“All that liquidity ends up not where it is supposed to be…”

Great CNBC interview (click for video) with British historian, Niall Ferguson.  It’s worth the 5 minutes of your time.  We’re amazed how well Ferguson understands the global economy and articulates the risks better than many trained economists.   Money quotes: “There … Continue reading

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