Interviews where books by Sylvia Nasar were recommended
Game theory is marketed as a system you can apply to any sphere of life, but does it really have much to offer in terms of practical application? The distinguished game theorist, Ariel Rubinstein, suggests not. He recommends the best books on game theory.
Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life
by Avinash Dixit & Barry Nalebuff
Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible
by William Goetzmann
Hidden Order: The Economics of Everyday Life
by David Friedman
The Truth About Markets: Why Some Nations are Rich But Most Remain Poor
by John Kay
Grand Pursuit: The Story of the People Who Made Modern Economics
by Sylvia Nasar
Nearly every aspect of our life is determined by economics, and yet it’s easy to go through life understanding very little about it. Author and columnist Tim Harford (aka the ‘Undercover Economist’) introduces the best books to get you thinking like an economist.