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Taking Stock Podcast: The Battle for 'Irish Distillers' & 'Narrative Economics' with Robert J. Shiller

Vincent is joined by James Morrissey, author of 'Hot Whiskey: The Story of Ireland's Biggest Ever...

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17.30 19 Dec 2019


Taking Stock Podcast: The Battle for 'Irish Distillers' & 'Narrative Economics' with Robert J. Shiller



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17.30 19 Dec 2019


Vincent is joined by James Morrissey, author of 'Hot Whiskey: The Story of Ireland's Biggest Ever Takeover Bid' to discuss the story of the ownership battle for 'Irish Distillers' in the late 1980's in what was then the country's largest takeover bid.

Nobel Prize winning economist Dr Robert J. Shiller and author of 'Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events' joins Vincent to discuss how ideas - spread through the public in the form of popular stories - can go viral and move markets and has the potential to vastly improve our ability to predict, prepare for, and lessen the damage of financial crises, recessions, depressions, and other major economic events.

Taking Stock is brought to you in association with PwC Ireland.


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