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A Q&A with Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 10, 2015, at 10:30 AM in Interviews

We continue our Thinker in Residence series with an interview with Peter Kiernan delving into the nature of the middle class and the American psyche

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Peter D. Kiernan

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2015, at 9:30 AM in Interviews

We begin our Thinker in Residence with Peter Kiernan, author of American Mojo, with an article from him about what compelled him to write the book.

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Who Gets What—and Why by Alvin E. Roth

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 4, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Alvin E. Roth's new book Who Gets What—and Why, schools us in how different markets work, and how to make them work better.

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The Aspirational Investor

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 2, 2015, at 8:15 AM in New Releases

In The Aspirational Investor Ashvin B. Chhabra describes an an entirely new approach to managing wealth that he calls the Wealth Allocation Framework

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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics

By Sally Haldorson, published May 28, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Sally reviews Richard Thaler's new book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics.

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No Ordinary Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 21, 2015, at 1:38 PM in Excerpts

Our world is undergoing a dramatic transition due to four fundamental forces—any of which would rank among the greatest changes the global economy has ever seen.

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No Ordinary Disruption

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 20, 2015, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

In No Ordinary Disruption, the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute guide us through the next two decades of a dramatically different future.

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When to Rob a Bank … and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 7, 2015, at 10:30 AM in Jack Covert Selects

The Freakonomics phenomenon has brought a lot of lay readers to economic topics, particularly through its popular blog, the best of which is now a book!

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The One-Page Financial Plan

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 17, 2015, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

In this new book, Carl Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?”

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Caring Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published April 7, 2015, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Caring Economics is a series of conversations between the Dalai Lama, top scientists, economists, and academics.

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Caring Economics

By Blyth Meier, published April 6, 2015, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

Can economic systems by compassionate? Experts in neuroscience, Buddhism, and ethics tackle this complex question.

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The High Speed Company by Jason Jennings with Laurence Haughton

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 19, 2015, at 10:50 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Jason Jennings is one of our favorite authors, and he is back with a book about instilling a sense of urgency within your company culture.