Investing in Human Capital 


October 4, 2022

4:30-5:30 p.m. ET


Investing in Human Capital

Business leaders often state that a company’s employees are its most important asset. However, accounting practices treat human capital as an expense or, in many cases, as a future liability.

Groundbreaking research from Irrational Capital shows that organizations that manage human capital by focusing on intrinsic motivating factors — such as pride, purpose, relatedness, excellence, etc. — can create additional value for shareholders.

In this webinar, join James Wilson, Strategy Director, Investment Specialist Team of Harbor Capital, and renowned behavioral economist Dan Ariely, Co-founder & Partner of Irrational Capital, as they discuss:

  • Incorporating behavioral science into equity research
  • The link between human capital and equity value
  • Key drivers of corporate culture
  • Translating behavioral data into actionable investment insights

Cost: Complimentary



Registrants must attend the entire event to earn continuing education (CE) credit. Pending approval, the following entities have accepted it for CE credit:

Investments & Wealth Institute®

1 CE credit hour for CIMA®, CPWA®, and RMA® certifications
Audit-proof, Premier CE
Uploaded to your certification record(s) within 2 weeks

After registering on this website, you will receive an email that will confirm your registration. This confirmation email will also contain your Zoom webinar registration link. Please additionally register with Zoom to secure your spot in the October 4th event. Please monitor your inbox and spam folders for this communication and contact if you have any questions. We highly recommend that you test the Zoom platform on your device the day before the event to ensure your participation.

If you miss the live event, or just want to watch it again, you can access a recording. Instructions for accessing the recording will be emailed within two weeks of the event, and it will be available for viewing for one year. You can only receive credit one time for viewing this program (live or recorded). The recording will be eligible for CE credit for Institute certifications.


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Dan Ariely

Co-Founder & Partner, Irrational Capital


James Wilson

Strategy Director, Investment Specialist Team, Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc.

Speaker Bios

Dan is a Founding Partner of Irrational Capital and a leading behavioral economist, author, entrepreneur, and a James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is also a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.

Dan’s groundbreaking work in behavioral economics has led to the publication of several New York Times bestselling publications including Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions. He also contributes a regular column to The Wall Street Journal, “Ask Ariely,” and has delivered numerous TED Talks with over 10 million downloads.

James Wilson is a strategy director at Harbor Funds Distributor, Inc. He is part of the Investment Specialist Team that provides insights on financial markets and serves as a product specialist for Harbor’s investment strategies. Prior to joining Harbor, James was an Operations and Performance Analyst at Advisor Investments, where he evaluated and synthesized investment information for clients. He earned a B.S. in Financial Management from Clemson University. James is a CFA® charterholder, a member of the CFA® Institute and the CFA® Society Boston, Inc.


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