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 Explains Much, Much.Drug Addicts And Teenage Muggers Can Be Rational Suburban Sprawl And Inner City Decay Are Rational Endless Meetings At The Office And The Injustices Of Working Life Rational Economics Explains Why Your Boss Is Overpaid, Whether We Should Build Prisons, And Whether A City Like New Orleans Can Recover From Disaster.THE LOGIC OF LIFE Introduces You To Engaging Stories And Characters Linked Together In A Bold Narrative Sweep The Book Starts With The Most Intimate Decisions To Have Sex, To Take Drugs, To Lead An Honest Life Then Zooms Out To Discuss The Logic Of The Family, Of Neighbourhoods, Large Corporations, Cities Themselves This Is The New Economics Of Everything You Never Thought Was Economics, And It Will Help You See The World In A New Way.
Tim Harford is a member of the Financial Times editorial board His column, The Undercover Economist , which reveals the economic ideas behind everyday experiences, is published in the Financial Times and syndicated around the world He is also the only economist in the world to run a problem page, Dear Economist , in which FT readers personal problems are answered tongue in cheek with the late
- 272 pages
- The Logic of Life
- Tim Harford
- 07 June 2018 Tim Harford