This author convinces the reader that individual actions often lead to surprising results in the aggregate.
Schelling explains the world of externalities with fun examples, supported by economic logic and mathematical models.
I enjoyed this book for it's stimulating arguments and everyday examples of big picture, "big topics" issues.
Interesting look into behavior but repetitive and I really wanted to put it down. I was looking for something more like the "Tipping Point" and this reminded me of the time... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Momma Bear
People take decisions, based on their environment, which is compromised of the decisions others have taken, based on their environment, and so on... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Takis
Schelling pones an important question about the actual sociology. The game theory is sufficient for a preview of the future, almost in the sense that it can construct model apted... Read morePublished on December 19, 2011 by Edoardo Angeloni
This book exmines every day issues with a wonderfully calculated micro analyses rooted in big picture thinking. Read morePublished on June 21, 2011 by Daniel D. Bunn
This is one of the most brilliant books I have read. It takes the simplest of phenomena and makes insightful to profound observations, made only more brilliant by the density and... Read morePublished on April 23, 2010 by Robert T. Swanson
Micromotives and Macrobehavior shows what fun it must be to be an economist. More specifically, it shows what fun it must be to be Thomas Schelling. Read morePublished on November 23, 2007 by Stephen R. Laniel
This is one of the best books I have ever read. I have read it at least three times and learn something new each time. Schelling is not only a great economist but a great writer. Read morePublished on August 9, 2007 by Robert Main
Schelling's book covertly drafts a model of economic support for the Golden Rule. While many of his examples may be repetitive, ultimately, we learn that by restraining ourselves... Read morePublished on November 22, 2006 by Matthew Rafat