USA


“To ban failure, is to ban success”


“To ban failure, is to ban success”

November 2013

Conversation with Saul Singer, co-author of


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”


“Scaling up the IADB to meet growing development needs”

December 2009

Conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
- stepping up lending in a crisis – new challenge in climate change – preparing for a possible $180 billion capital increase – staff skill sets


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 4) Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell
The crisis is a lost opportunity for a tipping point – cultural transformation must be radical – the transparency of information and willingness of individuals to absorb it


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”


“Malcolm Gladwell, writer, says the banking crisis was a manifestation of the disease of experts.”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 4) Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell
The psychological approach to understanding financial crises – small mistakes are magnified by herd instincts – the crisis is more similar to the crisis of 1929 than it is dissimilar


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”

September 2009

(Part 4 of 4) Conversation with Jim Rogers, investor – incompetent regulators, not regulation, caused the crisis – banks should be allowed to fail – abolish the Federal Reserve System for causing bubbles


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 4) Conversation with Jim Rogers, investor – investing in China – correlating Japan’s development in the 1960s with China’s today – China’s next 100 years


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”

September 2009

(part 2 of 4) Conversation with Jim Rogers, investor – commodities versus equities – industrial cycles and China – airlines, agriculture, water and Asian tourism industries


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”


“Jim Rogers on his investing style and optimism on China”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 4) Conversation with Jim Rogers, investor – commodities and commodities indices – commodities and inflation over the next five years – the US dollar has no future as a global currency