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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 

Jan 10, 2019

In Episode #355, Philippe Desfosses, CIO of ERAFP, France's public service pension scheme, discusses the unique situation ERAFP is in-including regular inflows and a funding ratio of 105%--and the resulting challenges they face in applying the traditional framework. To further complicated things, some sovereign bonds have been producing negative returns. He suggests a number of changes that need to be made by the industry so pension fund managers can properly deal with the challenges presented by these unique situations.