“Mr. Schelling’s [book] transformed the way many economists think about the relationship between competition and social welfare.” — Robert Frank (New York Times)
Thomas C. Schelling is the co-winner of the 2005 Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Science. He is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Maryland. He lives in Bethesda.
The book has great insights and mental models about how individual behaviors affect collective behaviors in a way that sometimes is counterintuitive. Read morePublished 5 months ago by IronGaspar
Schelling's books are brilliant: lucid, engaging, and enlightening. This one is no exception.Published 6 months ago by Kamala
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 11 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 12 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