Can You Outsmart an Economist? : 100+ Puzzles to Train Your Brain

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Can You Outsmart an Economist? : 100+ Puzzles to Train Your Brain

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 288 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781328489869
  • DDC分類 330

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In this whip-smart, entertaining, and entirely unconventional economics primer, he brings together over one hundred puzzles and brainteasers that illustrate the subject's key concepts and pitfalls. From warm-up exercises to get your brain working, to logic and probability problems, to puzzles covering more complex topics like inferences, strategy, and irrationality, Can You Outsmart an Economist? will retrain your brain and expand the way you think about human decision-making and problem solving. Before you know it, you'll be thinking like an economics expert. And you'll never read the news the same way again.Perfect for readers at all levels, from amateurs and students to professionals and professors, Can You Outsmart an Economist? is a delightful collection that will challenge, satisfy, and inform. Let the games begin!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    vii
Introduction ix
1 Warm-Ups 1 (18)
2 Inferences 19 (26)
3 Predictions 45 (24)
4 Explanations 69 (24)
5 Strategy 93 (26)
6 How Irrational Are You? 119(24)
7 Law School Admissions Test 143(14)
8 Are You Smarter Than Google? 157(16)
9 Backward Reasoning 173(12)
10 Knowledge 185(14)
11 Now Are You Smarter Than Google? 199(8)
12 How to Make Decisions 207(18)
13 Matters of Life and Death 225(12)
14 The Coin Flipper's Dilemma 237(12)
15 Albert and the Dinosaurs 249(10)
16 Money, Trade, and Finance 259(16)
Appendix 275