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In conversation with Richard Thaler and other news

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I’m interviewing Richard Thaler at How To Academy (online) at 6.30pm UK time today. Tune in! We will, of course, be discussing “Nudge: The Final Edition“.Tom Chatfield’s book “How To Think” is a masterclass in clear critical thinking. I’ve been tickled by Rich Knight’s instructive yet suitably silly book “If I Ran the Country“. Yes, it’s aimed at ten year olds but I’m there for it. In other news, I’ve just recorded two Halloween episodes of Cautionary Tales, and have agreed to produce two seasons for 2022. Can’t wait. The paperback of “The Next 50 Things That Made The Modern Economy” is now out in the UK. “Endlessly insightful and full of surprises — exactly what you would expect from Tim Harford.”- Bill Bryson “Witty, informative and endlessly

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I’m interviewing Richard Thaler at How To Academy (online) at 6.30pm UK time today. Tune in! We will, of course, be discussing “Nudge: The Final Edition“.

Tom Chatfield’s book “How To Think” is a masterclass in clear critical thinking.

I’ve been tickled by Rich Knight’s instructive yet suitably silly book “If I Ran the Country“. Yes, it’s aimed at ten year olds but I’m there for it.

In other news, I’ve just recorded two Halloween episodes of Cautionary Tales, and have agreed to produce two seasons for 2022. Can’t wait.

The paperback of “The Next 50 Things That Made The Modern Economy” is now out in the UK.

“Endlessly insightful and full of surprises — exactly what you would expect from Tim Harford.”- Bill Bryson

“Witty, informative and endlessly entertaining, this is popular economics at its most engaging.”- The Daily Mail

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Tim Harford
Tim is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of “Messy” and the million-selling “The Undercover Economist”, a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio 4’s “More or Less” and the iTunes-topping series “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy”. Tim has spoken at TED, PopTech and the Sydney Opera House and is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.

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