The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a symposium on November 14, 2017, which featured three panels discussing the future of investment management in a world of low returns, the financial pressures felt by universities, states, and individuals around the world, and methods for adjusting to low returns on investments. Video and transcript from the symposium can be viewed below. This symposium was presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and was made possible through the generous support of Stephen C. Freidheim.

Session 1: A Conversation with David Swensen

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Robert Rubin and David Swensen discussed investment management.  

Session 2: Pensions Pressure: A Conversation with Dannel P. Malloy

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Dannel P. Malloy and Michael A. Levi discussed the challenges facing public pension plans. 

Session 3: Retirement Challenges for Individuals: A Global Comparison

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Teresa Ghilarducci, Neil Howe, Andrew Scott and Sebastian Mallaby discussed how individuals can adapt to current retirement challenges. 

David F. Swensen, Stephen C. Freidheim, Richard Haass, and Dannel P. Malloy
David F. Swensen, Stephen C. Freidheim, Richard Haass, and Dannel P. Malloy
Participants at the 2017 event
Participants at the 2017 event
Symposium question
Symposium question
Amandine Freidheim and Stephen C. Freidheim
Amandine Freidheim and Stephen C. Freidheim
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