Recently by Tim Harford
Tim Harford’s Adapt: How to fund research so that it generates insanely great ideas, not pretty good ones.
May 16, 2011
Tim Harford’s Adapt: What the RAF’s World War II Spitfire can teach us about nurturing innovation and radical ideas.
May 15, 2011
Michael Lewis and Tim Harford play a game of Saint Petersburg.
Feb 06, 2011
Behavioral economics under attack.
Jan 30, 2011
What industrial safety can teach us about preventing financial meltdowns.
Jan 16, 2011
C’mon, you can do better than a gift card.
Nov 24, 2009
Why the NFL should replace the overtime coin toss with an auction system.
Jan 29, 2009
Why not start the weekend on Wednesday?
Dec 27, 2008
Unemployment benefits do encourage joblessness. But that may not be a bad thing.
Dec 12, 2008
Why it’s so hard to predict how bad the recession will be.
Nov 28, 2008
Why 20-year-olds should invest way more in the stock market, and 50-year-olds, way less.
Nov 15, 2008
What can “neuroeconomics” teach us about how we think about money?
Nov 01, 2008
Why it’s so hard to get away with blackmail.
Oct 18, 2008
Americans should stop complaining about the “moral hazard” problem and enjoy the bailout.
Oct 03, 2008
Why it’s dangerous to be a witch in a recession.
Sept 20, 2008
An economics mystery—why houses cost more in summer—has finally been solved.
Sept 05, 2008
An amazing economics experiment and how it got field workers to pick a lot more fruit.
Aug 23, 2008
Why are economic forecasters so wrong, so often?
Aug 09, 2008
Finally, a sensible way to measure poverty.
July 26, 2008
Stop blaming speculators for high oil prices.
July 12, 2008