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Reading the books every investor should read, so you don’t have to. Host, Mike Hanson, Senior Vice President of Research at Fisher Investments (and chronic bibliophile) cuts through today’s information deluge with authors of some of the most influential books in their field. From artificial intelligence with Melanie Mitchell, to behavioral finance with Meir Statman; Mike breaks down complicated concepts that impact the choices investors’ make, to help every investor become a Well-Read investor.

The Well-Read Investor Mike Hanson, Sr. VP of Research at Fisher Investments and podcaster

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Reading the books every investor should read, so you don’t have to. Host, Mike Hanson, Senior Vice President of Research at Fisher Investments (and chronic bibliophile) cuts through today’s information deluge with authors of some of the most influential books in their field. From artificial intelligence with Melanie Mitchell, to behavioral finance with Meir Statman; Mike breaks down complicated concepts that impact the choices investors’ make, to help every investor become a Well-Read investor.

    Laurence B. Siegel on the case for optimism

    Laurence B. Siegel on the case for optimism

    Today we have Laurence B. Siegel on the program to discuss his book, Fewer, Richer, Greener: Prospects for Humanity in an age of abundance. Larry’s seen a lot over his career and it’s one of the reasons we wanted to speak with him. You can learn more about him at Larrysiegel.org, and buy Fewer, Richer, Greener on Amazon.

    WRI is on twitter @wellreadpod and Instagram @wellreadinvestorpod or at wellreadinvestor.com

    • 22 min
    New York Times Bestselling Author Amity Shlaes on Great Society

    New York Times Bestselling Author Amity Shlaes on Great Society

    Today Mike speaks with Amity Shlaes about her most recent bestseller, Great Society: A New History. The title reflects the era of American politics where President Lyndon Baynes Johnson pursued a set of social policies designed to help the underprivileged called “the Great Society” - a time in so many ways applicable to now, and they talk about the ways today is similar and different. For more of The Well-Read Investor, follow us on Twitter @wellreadpod or Instagram @wellreadinvestor.

    • 22 min
    Dean of Cold War Historians, John Lewis Gaddis on Grand Strategy

    Dean of Cold War Historians, John Lewis Gaddis on Grand Strategy

    In Episode 5 we have Pulitzer Prize winning Historian Professor John Lewis Gaddis to discuss his most recent book, On Grand Strategy. John Gaddis is the Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale University, where he teaches courses on the Cold War, grand strategy, biography, and historical methods with particular interest in the classics. You can read more about John on Yale’s website, follow him on Twitter @Gaddeese, or buy any of his books on Amazon.

    • 22 min
    Schumpeter Prize Winning Economist Dr. W Brian Arthur on Becoming a Complexity Thinker

    Schumpeter Prize Winning Economist Dr. W Brian Arthur on Becoming a Complexity Thinker

    Michael Hanson speaks with economist Dr. W. Brian Arthur, discussing his book Complexity and the Economy. With a list of accomplishments too long to list—the 1990 Schumpeter Prize in Economics among them—He’s not only a deep thinker, he’s a great ambassador. Part of that is the warmth and regard for real people in Dr. Arthur’s work. You can read more about Dr. W Brian Arthur at http://tuvalu.santafe.edu/~wbarthur/, and you can find his book Complexity and The Economy on Amazon. 


    • 22 min
    Economist and Author Joshua Gans on the Economics of AI

    Economist and Author Joshua Gans on the Economics of AI

    Award-winning economist, author, and professor, Joshua Gans and Investor and host, Mike Hanson examine the economics of Artificial Intelligence. For more information on Josh or his books, visit https://www.joshuagans.com. He’s also on Twitter @joshgans.

    • 22 min
    AI Expert Melanie Mitchell on guiding thinking humans

    AI Expert Melanie Mitchell on guiding thinking humans

    Mike meets with Professor Melanie Mitchell, speaking about all things Artificial Intelligence. Melanie is the Davis Professor of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute and Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University. Mike focuses on her latest book, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. They talk about separating artificial intelligence hype from reality, how AI is used in investing today, and even get into the nature of general intelligence and the uses of analogical thinking.

    • 22 min

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