Why Monetary Debasement Is Here to Stay, Feat. Dr. Vikram Mansharamani

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From technology to aging demographics, some of the most important trends shaping the economy have been deflationary. What happens when that rapidly changes?

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Dr. Vikram Mansharamani is a lecturer at Harvard and author of “Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst” as well as the just released “Think for Yourself: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence.” 

In this wide-ranging conversation, he and NLW discuss:

  • Why our relationship with experts and expertise is leading us astray
  • How COVID-19 shows the downside of both over-reliance on, and complete rejection of, experts 
  • How the economic crisis surrounding COVID-19 is bursting bubbles and moving us from a period defined by deflation to one defined by inflation
  • Why “monetary debasement is here to stay”
  • Why the U.S.-China relationship is the key backdrop for understanding the next 10 years of global economic reality 
  • Why inequality threatens the fabric of our economy and our society, and what might be done about it

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