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by Tim Harford
Tim Harford is the author of the bestseller The Undercover Economist and The Logic of Life and a member of. .Chapter One Introducing the Logic of Life The Economics of Sex, Crime, and Minnie Mouse Harpo Studios, Chicago. Parents, brace yourselves.
He is a regular contributor to Slate, Forbes, and NPR’s Marketplace. He was the host of the BBC TV series Trust Me, I’m an Economist and now presents the BBC series More or Less. With those words, Oprah Winfrey introduced America to the shocking news of the teenage oral sex craze.
Life sometimes seems illogical. The Logic of Life presents an X-ray image of human life, stripping away the surface to show us a picture that is revealing, enthralling, and sometimes disturbing. Individuals do strange things: take drugs, have unprotected sex, mug each other. Love seems irrational, and so does divorce.
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Harford actually begins the book with a discussion of apparently worrying teenage sexuality that turns out to be more encouraging than you might think possible
Harford actually begins the book with a discussion of apparently worrying teenage sexuality that turns out to be more encouraging than you might think possible. A great book and a fun read.
The Logic of Life is a witty, intelligent book written by Tim Harford, the same author that brought us The Undercover Economist. Every chapter in this book brought excellent studies to support conclusions made by Tim Harford
The Logic of Life is a witty, intelligent book written by Tim Harford, the same author that brought us The Undercover Economist. Every chapter in this book brought excellent studies to support conclusions made by Tim Harford. The opening chapters bring questions and answers to questions such as: why smoking is on the decline, why gambling is rational, why psychology has us choosing option A & B over C & D despite them having the same exact outcome, and the logic of game theory.
With this book, Tim Harford has established himself as perhaps the world’s leading economic journalist. The Logic of Life is so compelling not just because of Harford’s sleuthing, but because he is such a powerful storyteller. If you read one economics book this year among the stack recently produced, this would be it. Core Economics. Writers of popular thrillers would be proud of the narrative momentum he maintains in his chapter on game theory, Las Vegas: The Edge of Reason, which brings to life fascinating people like John Von Neumann, Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson and Thomas Schelling.
The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World is a book by Tim Harford published in 2008 by Random House. Harford argues that rational behavior is more widespread than expected in the larger population. He uses economic principles. He uses economic principles to draw forth the rational elements of supposedly illogical behaviors to illustrate his point. The overwhelming gain paradox is a paradox of reasoning that is referred to in the book.
In The Logic of Life, bestselling author Tim Harford quite simply makes sense of this world. Life often seems to defy logic. Brilliantly reasoned, always entertaining and often provocative, The Logic of Life is a book to help you understand yourself and the world around you. The receptionist is clearly smarter than the boss who earns fifty times her salary. Arbitrary lines starkly divide the desirable districts of the city from the dangerous ones. Voters flock to the polling booths to elect candidates who’ll rip them off to favour special interests. None of it makes logical sense - or does it? Economist and acclaimed author Tim Harford thinks it does.
The Logic of Life presents an X-ray image of human life, stripping away the surface to show us a picture that is revealing, enthralling, and sometimes disturbing. People Who Liked The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World Also Liked These Free Titles: ISI Lecture Podcast. Money, Power and Wall Street.
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