As a historian and sociologist, I therefore undertook and published the first academic study into the psychology of this wealth elite. The research consisted of conducting extensive interviews with 45 ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
Dr. Rainer Zitelmann holds doctorates in History and Sociology. He is the author of 21 books, which have enjoyed particular success in Asia. His recently published The Wealth Elite is a study of collective behavioral patterns resulting in the economic success of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals. It is the first book that aims to fill academic research gaps on wealth creation, applying rigorous academic research methodology to behavioral patterns that result in economic success.