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Guide to Statistics in a Mis-Leading Age: Tim Harford

Great insights from Tim Harford in the UK Financial Times: “The best financial advice for most people would fit on an index card.” That’s the gist of an offhand comment in 2013 by Harold Pollack, a professor at the University … Continue reading

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Richard Thaler: How to Change Minds and Influence People

Powerful and insightful article from Tim Harford in the Financial Times:  “The story of how a ‘lazy’ man won a Nobel Prize is as important as what he won it for. The Nobel laureate Richard Thaler’s central insight was that … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Increasing Inequality by Tim Harford

Good piece in the UK Financial Times  (not exactly a bastion of socialism)today by Tim Harford on inequality http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4dc7ab46-0424-11e3-a8d6-00144feab7de.html#axzz2c45uKJas   The more unequal a society, the greater the incentive  for the rich to pull up the ladder behind them When the … Continue reading

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