Real Capital Assets

  • Morten Arisson


It is generally believed that our savings can be safe if they are invested in real assets. This is not always true, and if it is, it is not fully true either in democratic regimes. In this chapter, we identify and briefly discuss a few typical real capital assets that are common investment targets.


Movable real assets Cattle Wine Unmovable real assets Forests Residential real estate Farmland 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morten Arisson
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  1. 1.Credit Portfolio ManagerTorontoCanada

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