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The Economics of All Things: an Emotional Review of Tim Harford’s Books


  • Jorge Barrientos Marín

    () (Universidad de Antioquia)


After reading and thinking seriously about the teachings in Tim Harford’s books, The Undercover Economist and the Logic of Life, they confirmed me that every behavior and act, not only in the market but also along life, have hidden interests and everybody is conscious about them. What do I mean by “conscious”? I mean that almost all our choices are rational. We can make mistakes once in a while, of course, but along our life we show a rational behavior

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  • Jorge Barrientos Marín, 2011. "The Economics of All Things: an Emotional Review of Tim Harford’s Books," Grupo Microeconomía Aplicada 059, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía.
  • Handle: RePEc:lde:grupom:059

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    1. Mark Armstrong, 2016. "Nonlinear Pricing," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 8(1), pages 583-614, October.
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    4. Jorge Barrientos Marín, 2009. "On the Consumer Behavior in Urban Colombia: The Case of Bogotá," ENSAYOS SOBRE POLÍTICA ECONÓMICA, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ESPE, vol. 27(59), pages 83-99, June.
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