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255 Books Recommended By Michael Mauboussin

Michael Maubossin has recommended a vast array of books over the years. Thanks to some of his recent tweets of his book shelf we were able to put together 255 titles recommended by the famous behavioral economist  To our knowledge, no one has completed a record so vast and comprehensive, so we hope you enjoy and appreciate our work.

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Active Portfolio ManagementRichard C. Grinold & Ronald N.
How to Select Investment Managers and Evaluate PerformanceG. Timothy Haight & Glenn Ross & Stephen O.
Efficiently InefficientLasse Heje
The Handbook of Equity Market AnomaliesLeonard
Expected ReturnsAntti Ilmanen & Clifford
Portfolio DesignRichard C.
How to Measure AnythingDouglas W.
Equity Asset Valuation
Jerald E. Pinto & Elaine Henry & Thomas R. Robinson & John D. Stowe
Capital Investment and ValuationRichard A. Brealey & Stewart C
The Valuation HandbookRawley Thomas & Benton E.
Outperform with Expectations-Based ManagementAaron Dolgoff & Tom
Valuation WorkbookDavid Wessels & Michael Cichello & Marc Goedhart & Tim Koller & McKinsey & Company
Value: The Four Cornerstones of Corporate Finance
Bill Huyett & Bill Huyett & Tim Koller & McKinsey & Company Inc.
Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, University Edition
David Wessels & McKinsey & Company Inc & Tim Koller & Marc Goedhart
StreetwiseFrank J. Fabozzi & Peter L.
Corporate Valuation for Portfolio InvestmentRobert A. G. Monks, & Alexandra
Investment ManagementRobert L.
Strategic Corporate FinanceJustin
Value Based Management
J. William Petty & John D. Martin
Where Value HidesStuart E.
Value DriversMark C.
The Value MandatePeter J. Clark & Stephen
The EVA ChallengeJohn S. Shiely & Joel M. Stern & Irwin
Value Driven ManagementRandolph A. Pohlman & Gareth S. Gardiner & Ellen M.
Financial Fine PrintMichelle
The Business of Portfolio ManagementIain
In Search of Shareholder ValueAndrew Black & Philip D.
EVA and Value-Based ManagementStephen F. O'Byrne & S. David
Eva the Real Key Creating WealthAl
Best-Practice EVABennett
Driving Shareholder ValueRoger A. Morin & Sherry L.
Value Based Management: Developing a Systematic Approach to Creating Shareholder ValueJames A.
Investment FablesAswath
Damodaran on Valuation 2nd EditionAswath
Damodaran on Valuation 1st EditionAswath
The Dark Side of Valuation: Valuing Old Tech, New Tech, and New Economy CompaniesAswath
Strategic Risk TakingAswath
Security Analysis
Benjamin Graham & David Dodd & Warren Buffett
Security Analysis: Principles and Techniques Benjamin , Dodd, David L.
Security Analysis: Principles and Techniques Benjamin & David
The Einstein of Money: The Life and Timeless Financial Wisdom of Benjamin GrahamJoe
The Rediscovered Benjamin GrahamJanet
Buffett Beyond ValuePrem C.
Benjamin GrahamBenjamin
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of LifeAlice
Asset ManagementAndrew
Economist on Wall StreetPeter L.
Successful Investing Is a ProcessJacques
Narrative and NumbersAswath
Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder ActivismJeff
Inside the Investments of Warren BuffettYefei
The Theory of Investment ValueJohn Burr
Co-OpetitionBarry J. Nalebuff & Adam M.
The Art of StrategyBarry J. Nalebuff & Avinash K.
The Execution PremiumDavid P. Norton & Robert S.
Thinking StrategicallyBarry J. Nalebuff & Avinash K.
Strategy and
Good Strategy Bad StrategyRichard
Tracking StrategiesHenry
Gaining and Sustaining Competitive Advantage (2nd Edition)Jay B.
Keeping Secrets: A Practical Introduction to Trade Secret Law and StrategyDarin W. Snyder & David S.
The Red Queen among OrganizationsWilliam P.
Mission-Oriented Finance for
Strategy for
Strategy Is DestinyRobert Burgelman & Andrew S.
From Resource Allocation to StrategyJoseph L. Bower & Clark G.
Barriers to New Competition: Their Character and Consequences in Manufacturing IndustriesJoe S.
Profits in the Long RunDennis C.
The Concept of Corporate StrategyKenneth R.
Company Analysis: Determining Strategic CapabilityDavid
Wharton on Dynamic Competitive StrategyGeorge S. Day, Robert E.
Economics of Strategy 4th (forth) editionDavid
Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and StrategyJoan
Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior PerformanceMichael E.
On CompetitionMichael E.
Internet Business Models and Strategies: Text and Cases
Allan Afuah,Christopher L. Tucci & Christopher Tucci
Strategy and the Business Landscape (3rd Edition)Pankaj E.
Games Businesses Play: Cases and ModelsPankaj
Strategic Dynamics: Concepts and CasesPhilip E. Meza ,Andrew S. Grove & Robert A.
Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We BuyMartin
Strategic IntuitionWilliam Duggan
Uncommon Service: How to Win by Putting Customers at the Core of Your BusinessAnne Morriss & Frances
Buying In: What We Buy and Who We AreRob
How Customers Think: Essential Insights into the Mind of the MarketGerald
Marketing Metaphoria: What Deep Metaphors Reveal About the Minds of ConsumersGerald Zaltman & Lindsay H.
Herd: How to Change Mass Behaviour by Harnessing Our True NatureMark
Competing on Analytics: Updated, with a New Introduction: The New Science of WinningJeanne Harris & Thomas H.
The Curse of the Mogul: What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media CompaniesAva Seave & Bruce C. Greenwald & Jonathan A.
The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies ThinkMichael E. Raynor & Mumtaz
Competition Demystified: A Radically Simplified Approach to Business StrategyBruce C. Greenwald & Judd
Ahead of the Curve: A Commonsense Guide to Forecasting Business and Market Cycles Joseph H.
Rules to Break and Laws to Follow: How Your Business Can Beat the Crisis of Short-TermismDon Peppers & Martha
Managing Customers for Profit: Strategies to Increase Profits and Build LoyaltyV. : Customer Relationship Management in the New Era of Internet MarketingFrederick
Customer Satisfaction Is Worthless, Customer Loyalty Is PricelessJeffery
Customer Loyalty: How to Earn It, How to Keep ItJill
Managing Customer Relationships: A Strategic FrameworkDon Peppers & Martha
The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True GrowthFred
The Ultimate Question 2.0 Fred Reichheld & Rob
Improving Customer Satisfaction, Loyalty, and Profit : An Integrated Measurement and Management SystemAnders Gustafsson & Matthew D.
The Quest for LoyaltyFred
Angel Customers and Demon Customers: Discover Which is Which and Turbo-Charge Your Stock Geoffrey Colvin & Larry
Loyalty Rules: How Today's Leaders Build Lasting RelationshipsFrederick F. Reichheld & Rob
Economics of Strategy 6th Edition
David Besanko & David Dranove & Mark Schaefer & Mark Shanley
Lead and Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator's Dilemma 1st EditionCharles A. O'Reilly III & Michael L.
7 Powers: The Foundations of Business StrategyHamilton
Beyond Competitive Advantage: How to Solve the Puzzle of Sustaining Growth While Creating ValueTodd
From Resource Allocation to Strategy 1st EditionJoseph L. Bower & Clark G.
Contemporary Strategy Analysis 7th (seventh) editionRobert M.
The Loyalty Effect: The Hidden Force Behind Growth, Profits, and Lasting ValueFrederick F. Reichheld & Thomas
Give and TakeAdam
The HEAD GamePhilip
Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy by Micah ZenkoMicah
Decision Quality: Value Creation from Better Business DecisionsCarl Spetzler & Carl Spetzler & Jennifer
Choices, Values, and FramesDaniel Kahneman & Amos
Preference, Belief, and Similarity: Selected WritingsAmos
Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel
Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive JudgmentDaniel Kahneman, Thomas
Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and BiasesAmos
Well-Being: Foundations of Hedonic PsychologyDaniel Kahneman, Norbert Schwarz, Ed
Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You ThinkPaul
Thinking and Reasoning: An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision MakingKen Manktelow & Niall
Social Dynamics (Economic Learning and Social Evolution) Steven N. Durlauf ,‎ H. Peyton
Inevitable Illusions: How Mistakes of Reason Rule Our Minds
Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and WorkChip Heath & Dan
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others DieChip Heath & Dan
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is HardChip Heath & Dan
Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the PlanFrancesca
Psychology of Intelligence AnalysisJr. Richards J.
Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence AnalysisRandolph H. Pherson & Richards J.
Blind Spots: Why We Fail to Do What's Right and What to Do about It
Ann E. Tenbrunsel & Max H. Bazerman
Environment, Ethics, and Behavior: The Psychology of Environmental Valuation and DegradationMax H. Bazerman, Kimberly A. Wade-Benzoni ,David M. Messick ,Ann E.
Predictable Surprises: The Disasters You Should Have Seen Coming, and How to Prevent Them (Center for Public Leadership)Max H. Bazerman & Michael
Negotiation Genius: How to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Brilliant Results at the Bargaining Table and BeyondMax Bazerman & Deepak
Negotiating RationallyMargaret Neale & Max H.
Judgment in Managerial Decision Making Seventh (7th) EditionMax H.
Judgment in Managerial Decision Making (5th Edition)Max H.
Judgment in Managerial Decision Making 4th EditionMax H.
Judgment in Managerial Decision Making (Wiley Series in Management) 3rd EditionMax H.
Happiness and Hardship: Opportunity and Insecurity in New Market EconomiesCarol L. Graham & Stefano
Decision Theory as PhilosophyMark
The New Finance: The Case Against Efficient Markets (Contemporary Issues in Finance)Robert A.
Beast on Wall StreetRobert A.
Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets: Surviving the Public Spectacle in Finance and Politics Lila Rajiva & Will
Investment Madness: How Psychology Affects Your Investing...And What To Do About ItJohn R.
Snap Judgment: When to Trust Your Instincts, When to Ignore Them, and How to Avoid Making Big Mistakes with Your MoneyDavid E.
The Nature of ReasoningRobert J. Sternberg PhD & Jacqueline P.
Identification for Prediction and DecisionCharles F.
Advances in Behavioral Finance (Roundtable Series in Behavioral Economics)Richard H.
Advances in Behavioral Finance, Volume II (The Roundtable Series in Behavioral Economics)Richard H.
Quasi Rational EconomicsRichard H.
The Winner's CurseMarie
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral EconomicsRichard H.
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and HappinessCass R. Sunstein & Richard H.
Choosing Not to Choose: Understanding the Value of ChoiceCass R.
Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The Psychology of Judgment and Decision MakingRobyn M. Dawes & Reid
Rational ChoiceItzhak
Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human MotivationGeorge
Emerging Perspectives on Judgment and Decision Research (Cambridge Series on Judgment and Decision Making)
Sandra L. Schneider ,‎ James Shanteau
The Art and Science of NegotiationHoward
Making Decisions That Matter: How People Face Important Life ChoicesKathleen M.
The Psychology of Problem SolvingRobert
Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation by Edward ChancellorEdward
Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You RichJason
The Devil's Financial DictionaryJason
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Incerto)Nassim Nicholas
Antifragile: Things That Gain from DisorderNassim Nicholas
The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility" (Incerto)Nassim Nicholas
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Incerto)Nassim Nicholas
Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic OptionsNassim Nicholas
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular MindGustave Le
The Psychology of Speculation: The Human Element in Stock Market TransactionsHenry Howard
Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital MarketsGilles Postel-Vinay,‎Philip T. Hoffman & Jean-Laurent
Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How it Can Succeed AgainBent
Investor Therapy: A Psychologist and Investing Guru Tells You How to Out-Psych Wall StreetRichard
Pop Finance: Investment Clubs and the New Investor PopulismBrooke
Social Psychology
Thomas E. Heinzen ,‎ Wind Goodfriend
Psychology Sixth Edition EditionPeter O.
The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and ReasoningKeith J. Holyoak ,‎ Robert G.
Neuroscience Dale Purves ,‎ George J. Augustine ,‎ David Fitzpatrick ,‎ William C. Hall,‎ Anthony-Samuel LaMantia ,‎ Richard D. Mooney ,‎ Michael L. Platt ,‎ Leonard E.
Principles of Forecasting: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)J.S.
Human Evolutionary Psychology
Robin Dunbar ,‎ John Lycett ,Louise Barrett
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third EditionRobert M.
The Self in Social Judgment
Mark D. Alicke ,‎ David A. Dunning ,‎ Joachim Krueger
Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and BehaveAdam
When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital ManagementRoger
Why Not?: How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big And Small
Ian Ayres & Barry Nalebuff
The Rationality Quotient: Toward a Test of Rational ThinkingKeith E. Stanovich ,Richard F. West,Maggie E.
What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational ThoughtKeith E.
The Robot's Rebellion: Finding Meaning in the Age of DarwinKeith E.
Who Is Rational?: Studies of individual Differences in ReasoningKeith E.
Wharton on Making DecisionsStephen J. Hoch ,‎ Howard C.
Advances in Behavioral Economics (The Roundtable Series in Behavioral Economics)Colin F. Camerer,‎ George Loewenstein ,‎ Matthew
Mind Over Money: Match Your Personality to a Winning Financial StrategyJean S. Arbeiter & John W.
The Unemotional Investor: Simple System for Beating the Market Robert
Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and MarriagePaul
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal ScienceCharles
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the DataCharles
Naked Money: A Revealing Look at Our Financial SystemCharles
The Centrist ManifestoCharles
Investors and Markets: Portfolio Choices, Asset Prices, and Investment Advice (Princeton Lectures in Finance)William F.
The Random Character of Stock Market PricesPaul H.
Handbook of Financial Markets: Dynamics and Evolution (Handbooks in Finance)Thorsten Hens IV ,‎ Klaus Reiner
Market Efficiency: Stock Market Behaviour in Theory and Practice (ELGAR REFERENCE COLLECTION)Andrew W.
Handbook of the Economics of Finance, Volume 2A: Corporate Finance
George M. Constantinides ,‎ Milton Harris ,‎ Rene M. Stulz
Handbook of the Economics of Finance: Financial Markets and Asset PricingG.
The Econometrics of Financial MarketsAndrew W. Lo & John Y. Campbell & A. Craig MacKinlay Andrew Y.
The Theory of FinanceMerton H. Miller & Eugene F.
Handbook of Asset and Liability Management: Theory and MethodologyStavros A. Zenios & W. T.
Louis Bachelier's Theory of Speculation: The Origins of Modern FinanceLouis
Financial Market Complexity: What Physics Can Tell Us About Market Behaviour
Paul Jefferies ,‎ Pak Ming Hui & Neil F. Johnson
Inefficient Markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance Andrei
The Informational Role of PricesSanford
Unexpected Returns: Understanding Secular Stock Market CyclesEd
The Legacy of Fischer BlackBruce N.
Neoclassical FinanceStephen A.
Merton Miller on DerivativesMerton
Financial Innovations and Market Volatility Merton
Building Value with Capital Structure StrategiesHenry A. Davis & William W. Sihler ,‎ Rhona Ferling ,‎ William Sihler Henry A.
Cost of Capital, + Website: Applications and Examples (Wiley Finance) 5th edition Pratt, Shannon P., Grabowski, Roger
The Equity Risk Premium: Essays and ExplorationsRoger G. Ibbotson, William H.
The Equity Risk Premium: The Long-Run Future of the Stock Market Bradford
Triumph of the Optimists: 101 Years of Global Investment ReturnsElroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, Mike
The Theory of Corporate FinanceJean
Empirical Research in Capital Markets (McGraw-Hill Series in Advanced Topics in Finance and Accounting)G. William Schwert, Clifford W
The Revolution in Corporate FinanceJoel M.
The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence
Richard L. Hudson & Benoit Mandelbrot
Scenarios for Risk Management and Global Investment StrategiesRachel E. S. Ziemba & William T.
Corporate Capital Investment: A Behavioral ApproachPhilip
Dynamics of Markets: The New Financial EconomicsJoseph L.
Puzzles of Finance: Six Practical Problems and Their Remarkable SolutionsMark P.
A Primer on Statistical DistributionsN. Balakrishnan & V. B.
The Crisis of Crowding: Quant Copycats, Ugly Models, and the New Crash NormalLudwig B.
Bayesian Methods in FinanceSvetlozar T. Rachev , John S. J. Hsu ,‎ Biliana S. Bagasheva ,‎ Frank J.
Portfolio Management under StressAlexander Denev & Riccardo
Portfolio SelectionHarry M.
Monte Carlo Methods in FinancePeter
Experimental Methods: A Primer for EconomistsShyam Sunder & Daniel
Rationality in EconomicsVernon L.
Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, Volume 1Vernon L. Smith & Charles R.
Papers in Experimental EconomicsVernon L.
Paving Wall StreetVernon L. Smith & Ross M.
Experiments with Economic Principles: Microeconomics
John Miller & Theodore Bergstrom
A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing (Tenth Edition)Burton G.
A Random Walk down Wall Street: The Time-tested Strategy for Successful Investing Burton G.
The Random Walk Guide To InvestingBurton G.
Franchise Value: A Modern Approach to Security AnalysisMartin L.
Capital IdeasPeter L.
Financial StrategyWilliam E.
Accounting for ValueStephen H.
The Dynamics of Shareholder Value: Principles and Practices of Strategic Value AnalysisRoger W.
Value Creation ThinkingBartley J.
CFROI ValuationBartley J.
Beyond Earnings: Applying the HOLT CFROI and Economic Profit Framework Bryant A. Matthews & David A.