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Misinformation can be beautiful tim harford, author of the undercover economist, says 200 years of statistical science should not be cast aside for the blandishments of ‘big data’ propagandists. The paper also declares that the ultimate defence of economic theory “is an empirical one” to join tim harford in conversation with ‘freakonomics the financial times and its . Tim harford: the logic of life he believes economic analysis can be applied to a host of decisions which are not purely economic: how to vote, where to live,  where to go to uni, etcbr . Covering an array of economic concepts including scarce resources, market power, efficiency, price gouging, market failure, inside information, and game theory, harford sheds light on how these forces shape our day-to-day lives, often without our knowing it showing us the world through the eyes of an economist, tim harford reveals that . Tim harford is a world-renowned behavioural economist, an award-winning financial times columnist, and a bbc broadcaster described as ‘britain’s malcolm gladwell,’ and by the new statesman as ‘perhaps the best popular economics writer in the world’ he brings storytelling, humour and intelligence to an oft-maligned discipline.
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