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Take 15 Podcast


The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Oct 2, 2019

In episode #380, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses why he believes that data isn’t just the new oil, but an even more important commodity. He believes that it not only greatly enhances markets, but also reshapes the economy. Last, he discusses data’s new role and how he believes it has profound implications for the financial services sector and for finance capitalism more generally.
The biggest challenge for the data economy is structural, and competition rules are ill suited to address this challenge.