Tim Harford

Five minutes with Tim Harford (Part 2): “The question is: Can we all become robot overseers or are some of us just not up to it?”

In part 2 of our conversation with Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist Strikes Back, we discuss a range of topics, from the impact of technology on the labour market to ‘happynomics’. Tim recently gave a public lecture at the LSE in which he discusses his new book in greater depth.  In your new book about macroeconomics, you touch on the discipline’s […]

Five minutes with Tim Harford (Part 1): “There’s enough Keynesianism in this recession to warrant a Keynesian response. Although we are getting to the point where it’s almost too late.”

Tim Harford is an economist, author and columnist at the Financial Times. His most recent book, The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run or Ruin an Economy, brought him to the LSE for a public lecture. In this conversation, he gives his views on a range of topics, from the nature of the UK recession to forward guidance.   […]