Books by Richard Thaler
Interviews where books by Richard Thaler were recommended
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
by Charles Mackay
Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases
by Daniel Kahneman & Paul Slovic and Amos Tversky
How We Know What Isn’t So
by Thomas Gilovich
The Winner’s Curse
by Richard Thaler
by Dan Ariely
Behavioural economics is a very new field, but its insights have huge ramifications for our daily lives, including life-or-death decisions. Here, author Jonah Lehrer talks us through some of its most important works.
What can we draw from behavioral science to help us better understand each other? Nicholas Epley, Professor of Behavioral Science and Faculty Director of the Center for Decision Research at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, recommends the five best books for learning about an interdisciplinary field that draws from psychology, sociology, economics and anthropology.
“You have to understand people first before you can understand how to devise an economic system for them” argues Robert J Shiller, the Yale economics professor and Nobel laureate. He chooses five books that explore who we fundamentally are, as human beings, and how that will determine the shape of a successful capitalism.
We can all be more aware of our surroundings and our decision-making process, says the professor of psychology and behavioural economics, Dan Ariely. He recommends five books to help us maximise our prosperity and well-being.
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
by Atul Gawande
The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands
by Eric Topol
A Billion Wicked Thoughts
by Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam
Dataclysm: Love, Sex, Race, and Identity — What Our Online Lives Tell Us about Our Offline Selves
by Christian Rudder
by Cass Sunstein & Richard Thaler
A quick search of your symptoms on the internet may lead to an acute case of ‘cyberchondria.’ But it may also provide data which will improve health and even save lives. Elad Yom-Tov, the author of Crowdsourced Health, recommends books showing how internet data and data science can provide exciting new ways of conducting health and medical research.