The Irreverent Economist

What We Are Reading

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single book. Here you can find a sampling of the many sources on which we rely to learn about our ever-changing world. Our scope is broad and our interests eclectic. Feel free to check the archives, for we often refer back to these materials for fresh insights. Happy reading!

Summer 2015


Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder
Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Random House, 2012

House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession
University of Chicago Press, 2014

Irrational Exuberance (3rd ed)
Robert Shiller. Princeton University Press, 2015

Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
W.W. Norton, 2015.

Who Owns the Future?
Jaron Lanier. Simon & Schuster. 2013


The Most Destructive Behavior and Its Economic Consequences
The Bank Credit Analyst, April 2015

The Universal Constant of Finance
The Bank Credit Analyst, September 2014

The World’s Dumbest Idea
James Montier, GMO White Paper, December 2014


Crestmont Research

David Stockman's Contra Corner

Doug Short's Advisor Perspectives

Farnam Street

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta GDP Now

GaveKal Capital

The Hussman Funds

Money Under 30

Mr Money Mustache

Political Calculations

StreetTalk with Lance Roberts

Zero Hedge

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