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I Nudge Myself

Many years ago, I was being driven to the airport and observed something stupid about myself. Then I used science (kind of). I remember this so clearly because it has symbolised other challenges since then. I had a bag of … Continue reading

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Irrationality in Economics, and “Subjective Probability”

I gave this talk several years ago, but you know what? It’s still pretty decent. Irrationality in Economics ¬† The title is misleading. Like¬†many of my titles, it’s meant to grab attention rather than be exactly correct. I was trying, … Continue reading

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Fallacies are not simply crazy ideas. They are usually both plausible and logical — but with something missing. Sometimes what is missing in a fallacy is simply a definition. Undefined words have a special power in politics, particularly when they … Continue reading

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