Global Investment Strategy Forum 2019
Flamingos are known for their penchant for standing on one leg. A GeorgiaTech research revealed that flamingos could passively and stably support their body weight on one leg without any conscious effort. In contrast, they need to use more muscles when standing on two legs.
Pension Portfolio Construction Forum 2019
Ancient Greeks believed that the flesh of a peacock did not decay after death, so it became a symbol of immortality. While this is often sought by monarchs as well as the rich and powerful, longevity risk is a real problem for the lay person in the Australian superannuation system. This is compounded by an uncertain economic environment exacerbating sequencing risk.
Global Property Forum 2019
[i3] Global Property Investment Forum will cover property portfolio construction and risk management challenges for institutional investors. This includes evaluating the liquidity vs complexity opportunity set for global vs local property as well as REITS vs unlisted/direct.
FICC Luncheon with Prof Bill Mitchell
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has received much attention recently as it has been embraced by a number of Democratic US politicians, including US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as a way of explaining why governments should drive the transition to a low carbon economy (The Green New Deal) and why they can afford to do so.