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Scarcity

Sendhil Mullainathan

A surprising and intriguing examination of how scarcity--and our flawed responses to it--shapes our lives, our society, and our cultureWhy do successful people get things done at the last minute? Why does poverty persist? Why do organizations get stuck firefighting? Why do the lonely find it hard to make friends? These questions seem unconnected, y...
Publish Date
2014
November 4
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
3.93
ISBN
0884341315401
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
An explanation of scarcity for rich intellectuals, showing how poor people do stupid things for lack of money, while rich people do stupid things for lack of time.      source
Jan 24, 2020
@akilbello @m_sendhil It’s all in his wonderful book Scarcity      source