Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential

By Bloomberg Markets - 2012-09-05T07:58:26Z

Photograph by Jurgen Frank

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Daniel Kahnemann

Professor Emeritus, Princeton University.

The Israeli-born psychologist, a Nobel laureate for his work in behavioral economics, won new fans in the past year with his book about biases in human thinking. Kahneman, 78, has lucid explanations of the mistakes that bankers and investors make.