# Eric Weinstein

**Eric R. Weinstein** is an American mathematician, economist, writer, and the managing director of Thiel Capital in San Francisco, Peter Thielâ€™s investment firm. He holds a Ph.D in mathematical physics from Harvard University and is a research fellow at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University.
Weinstein writes and speaks on topics related to financial risk, hedge funds, risk management, immigration, high skill labor market and more.
In 2013 he made public the theory called Geometric Unity that has sparked lots of discussions, praise, controversy and media coverage. The theory might explain why the universe works the way it does.

## Books recommended by Eric Weinstein:

# Books Recommended by Eric Weinstein

## Peddling Prosperity: Economic Sense and Nonsense in an Age of Diminished Expectations

by Paul Krugman,