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Behind The Markets Podcast: Jesper Koll

Ep. 200

Show from 9/18/20

The show kicks off with Wharton Finance Professor Jeremy Siegel's market update. He discusses the fed and stimulus packages, the IPO price, and inflation. Then Jeremy Schwartz brings on the CEO of WisdomTree Japan to talk about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's resignation, rebalancing Japan's tax system, monetary policy, trade, corporate governance and much more.


Guest:

Jesper Koll - Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree Japan. Over the past two decades Jesper has been consistently ranked as one of the top Japan strategists/economists, working as Chief Strategist and Head of Research for major U.S. investment banks J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch. His analysis and insights have earned him a position on several Japanese government advisory committees and Jesper is also one of the few non-Japanese members of the Keizai Doyukai, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. He has written two books in Japanese, Towards a New Japanese Golden Age and The End of Heisei Deflation. After arriving in Japan in 1986 Jesper initially worked as an aide to a Member of Parliament. Jesper has a Masters degree from the School of Advanced and International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and was a research fellow at both Tokyo University and Kyoto University. He is a graduate of the Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific.


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