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14 May 2013

Take 15: Detecting Asset Bubbles Before They Burst (Video)

Vikram Mansharamani, a lecturer at Yale and author of Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst, discusses five lenses for identifying historical asset bubbles that then burst and provides examples of where his lenses point to a bubble (China) and where they don’t point to a bubble (food prices).

This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 24 April 2013.


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About the Author(s)
Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Previously, she worked as a freelance writer for Barron’s and the Financial Times. Prior to her freelance work, Foster spent nearly a decade on staff at the FT as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau. Foster holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

2 thoughts on “Take 15: Detecting Asset Bubbles Before They Burst (Video)”

  1. Lauren, this is great, Is there a way you could post the transcript of some of these excellent video’s so that it could be shared

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