Hedge Funds and the World Economy (Conversations with History)

1/10/2011; 56 minutes

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, for a discussion of his new book, "More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite." Topics covered include: managing risk in international finance; the function and evolution of hedge funds; how the game is played; the changing relationship of hedge funds to international political and economic structures; the causes of the 2008 economic collapse; regulation and government intervention; and the future of hedge funds in the world economy.

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