Be First to Identify Bubble Trouble In direct contrast to generally-accepted academic beliefs, Dr. Mansharamani makes a persuasive case that it is possible to identify financial bubbles before they burst. His entertaining examples from the worlds of art, architecture, television, and popular culture (as well as economics and politics) show that anyone can connect the dots and effectively anticipate the future.
All Hail the Generalist
Applying the Power of Foxy Thinking Dr. Mansharamani has argued that generalists are better suited to navigating uncertainty. Entertaining, empowering, and inspirational, his message is simple: in probabilistic situations, connecting the dots is more important than developing dots.
Unconventional Look at the Global Economy
As a 20+ year veteran investor in global markets, Dr. Mansharamani applies a unique combination of practitioner experience with academic perspective to help audiences understand the impact of economic, financial, and political developments.
The Sustainability of Chinese Growth: Red Flags Rising?
Through an accessible application of his bubble-spotting framework (combined with his 20 years of studying China), Dr. Mansharamani questions the long-term sustainable growth rate in China. His conclusion: growth over the next ten years is more likely to be 4ish% than 7ish%.
Food, Fuel & Finance: An Unholy Trinity
The boom in American shale gas has created a bust in natural gas prices, ethanol policies in the United States are driving corn prices, and financial flows into commodities are distorting price signals. Dr. Mansharamani helps untangle these dynamics in an easy-to-understand and accessible manner.
Vikram Mansharamani is the first resident scholar at Tiger21, a peer-to-peer learning group for high net-worth investors and is a Lecturer at Yale where his class, “Financial Booms and Busts,” is among the most popular on campus. He is a regular contributor to financial media including: Forbes, Fortune, CNBC, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Korean Times, The South China Morning Post, The Daily Beast and many others.
Dr. Mansharamani is an experienced global equity investor and Lecturer at Yale University. Dr.Mansharamani teaches the seminar “Financial Booms & Busts” to Yale College undergraduates, an extremely popular course as indicated by student reviews and enrollment. He is a regular commentator in the financial media, having contributed to Bloomberg, MarketWatch, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Yale Global, The South China Morning Post, The Korea Times, The Khaleej Times, and The Daily Beast, among others.
Dr. Mansharamani currently serves as chairman of the Torit Language Center Montessori School and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Yale Alumni. He is a former director of the U.S. - Pakistan Business Council, Interelate Inc, and ManagedOps Inc. He earned a PhD and MS from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, an MS in Political Science from MIT, and a BA from Yale University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with distinction.