MIB: Torsten Sløk, Deutsche Bank

This week, we speak with Torsten Sløk, Chief International Economist at Deutsche Bank Securities. Slok’s economics team has been top-ranked by Institutional Investor in fixed income and equities for the past five years. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Slok worked at the OECD in Paris and at the IMF in Washington, and studied in Copenhagen and Princeton. He has published numerous articles on economics and policy analysis, including in the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of International Money and Finance, and the Econometric Journal.

Slok describes how he uses data and a team in India to create powerful and compelling charts that traditional Wall Street economists seem to overlook

His favorite books are referenced here; our conversation transcript is published here.

You can stream/download the full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunesBloombergOvercast, and Stitcher. Our earlier podcasts can all be found on iTunesStitcherOvercast, and Bloomberg.

Next week, we speak with Lee Cooperman of Omega Advisors.


Torsten Sløk’s most recent book recommendation


Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner


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