The Pandemic and Populism

  • Wednesday 17 June 2020
  • 14:00 - 14:45
  • Virtual Event
  • Eligible for 0.75 credit

The current economic crisis offers an opportunity to fix inequalities in the global economy, and Eric Lonergan, a macro hedge fund manager at M&G Investments, has identified some starting points. In his latest book, Angrynomics, Lonergan analyzes ways to reduce income disparities and reverse the rising tide of populism. This interactive webinar will apply concepts from the book to offer ideas for creating a more inclusive economic system. Lonergan will also discuss how investors should think about asset allocation strategies in response to current, unprecedented changes.

This webinar is free and open to CFA Institute members and non-members.

CFA Institute and CFA Society Italy Regular and Affiliate members can claim PL credit by providing their CFA Institute ID number when registering.

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Speaker profile

Eric Lonergan is a macro hedge fund manager at M&G Investments. He is an adviser to central banks and governments and has written two books, Money and Angrynomics. Mr. Lonergan’s blog is called Philosophy of Money. Previously, he served as a managing director at JP Morgan Cazenove. Mr. Lonergan has a degree in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University and an MSc in economics and philosophy from London School of Economics.