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Can you outsmart an economist? : 100+ puzzles to train your brain / Steven Landsburg.

Author/Creator:
Landsburg, Steven E., 1954- author.
Publication:
Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Subjects:
Economics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Puzzles.
Logic puzzles.
Economics.
Form/Genre:
Problems and exercises.
Summary:
"From the acclaimed author of The Armchair Economist, a delightful collection of puzzles and brain teasers that provide an entertaining, informative tour of economic concepts for novices and experts alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Warmups
Inferences
Predictions
Explanations
Strategy
How irrational are you?
Law school admissions test
Are you smarter than Google?
Backward reasoning
Knowledge
Now are you smarter than google?
How to make decisions
Matters of life and death
The coinflipper's dilemma
Albert and the dinosaurs
Money, trade and finance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781328489869
1328489868
OCLC:
1021803404