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Are dividends dead? John Tobin, CFA, explains why he believes the death of dividends is greatly exaggerated, shares advice on how to deal with the barrage of information that is part of being an investment analyst, and offers lessons learned from weathering financial crises over the course of his career. He also gives listeners a quick primer on what causes an economic expansion to come to an end and his take on the shape the US recovery may take.

The Take 15 Series is a collection of 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. 

About the Speaker(s)

John Tobin CFA

John Tobin, CFA, is a managing director and portfolio manager at Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. Previously, he was a lecturer at Fordham University and worked as a research analyst at HSBC Global Asset Management and at Credit Suisse Asset Management. Dr. Tobin holds AB, AM, and PhD degrees in economics from Fordham University.