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Tim Harford is the Undercover Economist and Dear Economist columnist for the Financial Times. His writing has also appeared in Esquire, Forbes, New York magazine, Wired, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. His previous books include The Undercover Economist and The Logic of Life. Harford presents the popular BBC radio show More or Less and is a visiting fellow at London's Cass Business School. He is the winner of the 2006 Bastiat Prize for economic journalism and the 2010 Royal Statistical Society Award for excellence in journalism.
I’ve read many books about adaptation including the ‘Righteous Mind’ and ‘That Used to Us’ to name two. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jes
This book may have started a failure, if its central premise is to be believed, but it clearly ended a success. Interesting, enriching and enjoyable.Published 4 months ago by Greg Salter
We have heard it, Success Starts with Failure and then we spend our whole life trying to avoid "Failure," WHY, it is all about "Pride," one of the 7 deadly sins,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Daniel M.
I really wanted to like this book; I quite like Tim's work in the FT. But, this book was full of the most obvious "wisdom" that even a college grad would be well versed... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Raj Nair
Very insightful book on decisionmaking in government and firms, adaptive trial and error, strategies for coping with innovation, behavioral economics, etc. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bryan L. Boulier
I know many people don't believe that startups must fail to succeed, but I'm a believer. There are examples of blooming startups that have never "pivoted" (Puppet Labs),... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Hobson Lane
I read this because I enjoyed and learned a lot from Tim Harford's other books. Undercover Economist has become the test I use when teaching undergraduate Economics classes. Read morePublished 13 months ago by S. Power