The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World

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From the author of 'The Undercover Economist, ' this book applies the economics of rational choice theory to modern life. Harford explains, for example, why drug addicts and teenage muggers can be rational, why suburban sprawl and inner city decay are rational, and why the endless meetings and injustices of working life are rational

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Tim Harford writes the 'Dear Economist' column for the FT Saturday magazine. An award winning public speaker, Tim has been an economist for a major oil company and an economics tutor at Oxford University.

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The chapter "Why is Your Boss Overpaid?" is in itself worth the price of this book Sunday TELEGRAPH This is no minor thesis ... If you loved [The Tipping Point and Freakonomics] you'll love this FINANCIAL TIMES

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