Sendhil Mullainathan is a Professor of Economics at Harvard, and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant". He conducts research on development economics, behavioral economics, and corporate finance. He is Executive Director of Ideas 42, Institute of Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University.
Eldar Shafir is William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Most of his work focuses on descriptive analyses of inference, judgment, and decision making, and on issues related to behavioral economics.
GOOD: This book was certainly insightful. The similarities between people whose heads are full with not having enough time, and those whose heads are full with not having enough... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Mr. B. Bradley
A readable account of an important aspect of behavioural economicsPublished 3 months ago by FrancisD
An intriguing hypotheses. It overreaches somewhat, but it is a highly readable popular science book that I would recommend.Published 8 months ago by Alex Quigley
This book made me realize how important it is to have savings. Money is very important not because you can buy things with it but because it can help you get a calm mind and not to... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Aniko
Scarcity is the human condition.This book explains how this effects us all.Some more than others obviously. Read morePublished 15 months ago by books
An enjoyable read that pulled many connections together around the ideas of scarcity and cognitive focus / bandwidth.
I recommend it highly.
Mainly based on the reviews I read about the book, it was purchased as a present and has been very well received.Published 18 months ago by Rayvin Reader