Jason Zweig on Luck's Role in Finance
This week in our Masters in Business interview, we speak with Jason Zweig, the Wall Street Journal's personal finance columnist, and author of "Your Money & Your Brain" and the forthcoming "The Devil’s Financial Dictionary."
During our conversation, Zweig discussed the role of luck in so many things financial -- including his own career. He talked about how he accidentally discovered the burgeoning field of behavioral economics and the impact it had on his philosophy and writing. His selection as the editor of the revised edition of Benjamin Graham’s "The Intelligent Investor" was a matter of random luck. How he first met Daniel Kahneman was also serendipitous, after which he spent two years helping Kahneman write "Thinking, Fast and Slow."
Because of the holiday, next week will be a repeat of the Bobby Flay interview.
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