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Bethany McLean, journalist and author of several books about businesses gone wrong, is our guest in the latest episode of Ruffer Radio.
Bethany specialises in casting light on the shadier corners of the financial world, renowned for her exposé of the Enron scandal in the early 2000s. She joins us to discuss the tension between rational markets and emotional investors, what separates the visionary leader from the fraudster and how a bias to belief affects our decision-making.
Bethany is this year’s guest contributor to the Ruffer Review – our annual collection of thoughts and ideas – which we’ll be publishing in early March. You can sign up to receive a copy below.
The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Blackwells)
Saudi America (Financial Times)
All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis (New York Times)
How private equity is winning the coronavirus crisis (Vanity Fair)
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