David Adler is a Senior Advisor to XA Investments on Economics. As an economic analyst and author, he focuses on illiquidity and behavioral economics. Mr. Adler is the author of the monograph, The New Economics of Liquidity and Financial Frictions, published by the CFA Institute Research Foundation. Previously, he wrote the liquidity and asset-pricing literature review for the CFA Institute Research Foundation and was co-investigator of a research study of tax-aware practices among investment professionals. He is the author of Snap Judgment (FT Press) which addresses behavioral economics. He is also the co-editor of the anthology, Understanding American Economic Decline (Cambridge University Press).
Related to his book, Snap Judgement, Mr. Adler was a producer of the PBS NOVA documentary, Mind Over Money, as well as the documentary, America’s Crisis in Healthcare and Retirement, also featured on PBS. He also participated in related educational and outreach efforts for these projects.
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