Bethany McLean, journalist and author of several books about businesses gone wrong, is the guest in the latest episode of Ruffer Radio.
McLean 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 Rory McIvor, senior associate, on Ruffer Radio 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.
McLean is this year’s guest contributor to the Ruffer Review, the annual collection of thoughts and ideas, which will be published in early March.
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