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20 June 2013

Take 15: Rise of the Shale Gas: Economic and Political Implications (Video)

Posted In: Economics

Peter Zeihan, founder of Zeihan on Geopolitics, shares his analysis of economic and political implications of the rise of shale gas production in North America.

This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 29 May 2013.

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About the Author(s)
Usman Hayat, CFA

Usman Hayat writes about sustainable, responsible, and impact investing and Islamic finance. He is the lead author of "Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues in Investing: A Guide for Investment Professionals," and the literature review, "Islamic Finance: Ethics, Concepts, Practice." He is interested in online learning and has directed three e-courses for CFA Institute: "ESG-100," "Islamic Finance Quiz," and "Residual Income Equity Valuation." The other topics he writes about are macroeconomics and behavioral finance. Previously, he was a content director at CFA Institute. He is a former executive director at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). He has experience working in securities regulation and as an independent consultant. His qualifications include the CFA charter, the FRM designation, an MBA, and an MA in Development Economics. His personal interests are reading and hiking.

2 thoughts on “Take 15: Rise of the Shale Gas: Economic and Political Implications (Video)”

  1. Peter Lindstrom says:

    great interview and very interesting to follow up the developments of this, I would have loved to hear as well his take on renewable energy sources and what role they will play in the next decade?

  2. Thank you for your comment Peter.

    We have recently posted video recording of a talk given by Peter Zeihan,
    Geopolitics and the Development of Global Investment Strategy, at our 2013 Asset and Risk Allocation Conference, visit

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