Tim Harford is a columnist for the Financial Times, presenter of the BBC radio series More or Less, and the author of seven books, including The Undercover Economist. His most recent book is Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy, bite-sized, lively introductions to key objects and issues in our lives, from batteries and bar codes to diesel engines and antibiotics in farming.
Interviews with Tim Harford
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.