About Mihir @desaimihira
Mihir A. Desai is the author of "The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return" and a professor of finance at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School.
Mihir’s Recent Stories
Economy Jul 13Quiz: Can you find the artists among these entrepreneurs and bankers?
The cold calculus and material emphasis of finance seems about as far removed as one can imagine from the arts. And yet, many great writers and artists were tied to finance vocationally. Can you guess who?…
Economy Jul 13Column: Why we are all insurance companies
“We are all insurance companies.” This odd dictum, from the famous American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce, may serve us well as we struggle to find the best path forward in the health insurance debate.