Global Conference 2013
When Past Performance Is a Guide: Using History to Make Sense of the Post-Crisis World
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 / 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Led by historian Niall Ferguson, leading macro-investors explain how historical knowledge fits into their decision-making process. Can history provide actionable insights into the behavior of sovereign debt, equity or commodity markets? Can investors who are judged by their quarterly or even monthly performance profit by looking back to past centuries?
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution