Financial Economics Institute

Books Recommended by the FEI Board of Advisors

  • Advances in Behavioral Finance
    Richard H. Thaler
  • Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
    Peter L. Bernstein
  • The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created
    William J. Bernstein
  • A Brief History of Economic Genius
    Paul Strathern
  • The Business of America: Tales from the Marketplace-American Enterprise from the Settling of New England to the Breakup of AT&T
    John Steele Gordon
  • Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
    Peter L. Bernstein
  • The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
    Gustave Le Bon
  • Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Education of a Speculator
    Victor Niederhoffer
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
    Charles Mackay
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in the Markets and in Life
    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Great Salad Oil Swindle
    Norman C. Miller
  • The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
    David Hackett Fischer
  • A History of Interest Rates
    Sidney Homer & Richard Eugene Sylla
  • Irrational Exuberance
    Robert J. Shiller
  • Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises
    Charles P. Kindleberger
  • A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market
    John Allen Paulos
  • Minding Mister Market: Ten Years on Wall Street with Grant's Interest Rate Observer
    James Grant
  • On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir
    Henry Kaufman
  • The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else
    Hernando de Soto
  • The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century
    Robert J. Shiller
  • The Number: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Street and Corporate America
    Alex Berenson
  • The Origins of the Crash: The Great Bubble and Its Undoing
    Roger Lowenstein
  • Practical Speculation
    Victor Niederhoffer and Laurel Kenner
  • Real Options: Managing Strategic Investment in an Uncertain World
    Martha Amram & Nalin Kulatilaka
  • Relevance Lost: The Rise and Fall of Management Accounting
    H. Thomas Johnson and Robert S. Kaplan
  • Reminiscences of a Stock Market Operator
    Edwin Lefevre
  • The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability before Pascal
    James Franklin
  • Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country
    William Greider
  • Security Analysis
    Benjamin Graham & David Dodd
  • Seeing Tomorrow: Rewriting the Rules of Risk
    Ron S. Dembo & Andrew Freeman
  • The Trouble with Prosperity: The Loss of Fear, the Rise of Speculation, and the Risk to American Savings
    James Grant
  • When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
    Roger Lowenstein
  • The Winner's Curse
    Richard H. Thaler
  • The Wisdom of Crowds
    James Surowiecki


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