The Logic of Life

Uncovering the New Economics of Everything

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THE UNDERCOVER ECONOMIST showed how ordinary economics explained everyday curiosities, such as the price of a cup of coffee and the traffic jam on the way to the supermarket. THE LOGIC OF LIFE shows how the new economics of rational choice theory exp ...Continua
Riccardo Mariani
Ha scritto il 16/11/11

Tracy W
Ha scritto il 16/02/09
I should have learned a lesson after reading Tim Harford's first bestseller "The Undercover Economist": that Harford is good at throwing out an eye-opening premise at the outset and building his discovery of strange pattern around a theory, which is...Continua
Search Serg
Ha scritto il 07/05/08
The chapter on externalities is quite so-so: spending much energy in eventually expounding how knowledge spillover/urbanization/clustering of industry work -- proposing Marshall's: one giant firm corners at a geographic area (e.g. Microsoft), Porter'...Continua
Ha scritto il 29/02/08

Harford is an great explainer of the latest economic ideas--- just witness his clear and funny columns for the Financial Times. His discussion of racism is particularly good. Highly recommended light reading.

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