Honest Signals

Link: You can vote on my Amazon Review here. Thanks. This book belongs - very, very broadly - with Dan Ariely's Predictably Irrational and Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein's Nudges. These books present an exposition of what lies behind human decisions and how those decisions can be better understood and possibly influenced. The core thesis … Continue reading Honest Signals

Obliquity

Link: My Amazon Review is here, should you wish to vote on its usefulness. On the cover of Obliquity, John Kay's new book (hardback edition), Tim Harford pronounces it "persuasive". Yet Harford’s subsequent column in the FT on March the 18th, 2010, titled "Political Ideas Need Proper Testing" suggested that he is far from persuaded by … Continue reading Obliquity