is contributing editor at The Browser and the author of “Thinking Statistically”
An economist’s guide to dressing well
By thinking like an economist, you could do twice as much work in half the time. Sort of
Dating apps have a problem getting users to pay for premium features. If only people acted more rationally...
The current system penalises students who stretch themselves. What will it take to make it fairer?
Gelato is not just another name for ice cream: the real stuff is lower in fat and tastes and behaves rather differently
In uncertain times it helps to be optimistic. In Israel, as Uri Bram explains, this has spawned a whole culture: “It’ll be alrightism”
Once a rite of passage, driving lessons seem a pointless expense, thanks to ride-sharing services and the dawn of driverless cars
On the internet, as in the offline world, some voices are more trustworthy than others. Could an algorithm help us decide whose opinion we should listen to?
Too much unwanted attention turns female users off online dating. Economics provides a solution