Tim Harford

Tim Harford is a Financial Times columnist. His latest book, The Logic of Life, will be published in paperback on Feb. 10.

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Feb. 16 2008 7:13 AMMy Own Private Housing BubbleI'm about to pay way too much for a house, and I know it. Does that make me a fool?
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Jan. 19 2008 7:13 AMHow Facebook Is Like IkeaThey get their customers to do the work—and to enjoy doing it.
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Jan. 15 2008 7:46 AMThe Economics of Marriage
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Dec. 22 2007 7:07 AMRationalizing ResolutionsCan economics make you a better person?
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Nov. 24 2007 7:47 AMVive la DifférenceAre societies hard-wired to tolerate income inequality?
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Oct. 27 2007 6:29 AMWhy You Didn't Pay To Read ThisShould newspaper Web sites really be free?
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Sept. 28 2007 3:10 PMThe Stag HuntThe obscure game-theory problem that explains why rich countries are rich.
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Sept. 1 2007 7:33 AMSnips, Snails, and Puppy Dog TailsThere's finally proof that boys do ruin schools for girls.
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Aug. 4 2007 8:15 AMThe Economics of AddictionIs it possible that heroin junkies and crackheads are actually rational?
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July 7 2007 7:33 AMHillary's OddsCan you rig the political betting markets?
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June 9 2007 6:18 AMThe Shock of the NewWhat the history of the electric dynamo teaches about the future of the computer.
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May 11 2007 6:05 PMThe Mystery of the 5-Cent Coca-ColaWhy it's so hard for companies to raise prices.
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March 31 2007 8:33 AMDollar a DayHow the world's poorest really spend their money.
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March 17 2007 12:09 AMThe Renter's ManifestoWhy home ownership causes unemployment.
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Feb. 17 2007 6:29 AMMinibar EconomicsWhy you should stay at hotels that overcharge for drinks and Wi-Fi access.
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Feb. 2 2008 7:39 AMAmazing RacismA study that shows the true stupidity of discrimination.
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Jan. 16 2008 7:41 AMDivorce Is Good for Women
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Jan. 5 2008 7:19 AMTrial by CameraMeasuring the effectiveness of foreign aid.
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Dec. 8 2007 7:21 AMSimple GivingC'mon, you can do better than a gift card.
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Nov. 10 2007 6:58 AMWaiting for Good JoeDo coffee shops discriminate against women?
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Oct. 13 2007 7:49 AMThe Conjurer's DilemmaHow magicians protect their tricks.
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Sept. 14 2007 7:51 PMRent-A-TreasureHow to eliminate the black market in stolen antiquities.
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Aug. 18 2007 7:07 AMMilton Friedman, Meet Richard Feynman How physics can explain why some countries are rich and others are poor.
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July 21 2007 7:53 AMDumb BombWhy most terrorists are so incompetent.
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June 22 2007 6:31 PMHow To Sell a TunaWhat fish markets teach about the economy.
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May 26 2007 7:02 AMIs eBay Rational?Why auction sites make economists so giddy.
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April 28 2007 7:27 AMIf God Were an Accountant …Whose life is worth more, a drug dealer or a prostitute?
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April 12 2007 12:53 PMTax the Middle-Aged!A few bold new ideas to make taxes more efficient and more fair.
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March 3 2007 7:30 AMBeauty and the GeekMaybe good looks do make you smarter.
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Feb. 3 2007 8:47 AMThe Distance ParadoxIf telecommuting is so easy, why do we travel for work more than ever?

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