The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

Special | 56m 14s

Economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry in Europe; how disasters like Hurricane Katrina expose problems in risk management; how countries like Japan and Chile manage risk for their citizens; and the great rewards that can be accumulated through risk with hedge funds.

Aired: 07/17/09

Rating: NR

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