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Before he was Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, former CEO and co-CIO at PIMCO and a New York Times Bestselling author, Dr. Mohamed El-Erian was an econ grad looking for work. He sat down with Investopedia to share his journey from the classroom to the boardroom. 

 

 

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