Economist and Harvard professor Mihir Desai uses philosophy, film, literature, and history to analyze finance as an institution built on morality and humanity. His book , The Wisdom of Finance, explores how the financial industry can be understood through culture, and how deeply finance impacts our personal lives.
This show originally aired on July 25, 2017.
- Mihir Desai - Economist and professor at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, where he teaches finance, tax law, and entrepreneurship.
Take this quiz designed by Mihir Desai for the PBS NewsHour: Can You Find the Artists Among These Entrepreneurs and Bankers?