Tim Harford

Tim is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of seven books including Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy, Messy, and the million-selling The Undercover Economist. Tim is a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio 4’s “More or Less” and the BBC World Service series “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy”.

Tim has spoken at TED, PopTech and the Sydney Opera House. He is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and an honorary fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Tim was named Economics Commentator of the Year 2014, was winner of the Royal Statistical Society journalistic excellence award 2015, won the Society of Business Economists writing prize 2014-15, and the Bastiat Prize for economic journalism in 2006 and 2016.

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Books by Tim Harford