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The Next Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford

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Economics

Based on the series produced for the BBC World Service

'Endlessly insightful and full of surprises - exactly what you would expect from Tim Harford'
BILL BRYSON

'Every Tim Harford book is cause for celebration'
MALCOLM GLADWELL

In Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy, the revolutionary, acclaimed book, radio series and podcast, bestselling economist Tim Harford introduced us to a selection of fifty radical inventions that changed the world.

Now, in this new book, Harford once again brings us an array of remarkable, memorable, curious and often unexpected 'things' - inventions that teach us lessons by turns intimate and sweeping about the complex world economy we live in today.

From the brick, blockchain and the bicycle to fire, the factory and fundraising, and from solar PV and the pencil to the postage stamp, this brilliant and enlightening collection resonates, fascinates and stimulates. It is a wonderful blend of insight and inspiration from one of Britain's finest non-fiction storytellers.

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Tim Harford

Tim Harford writes the 'Dear Economist' column for the FT Saturday magazine. An award winning public speaker, Tim has been an economist for a major oil company and an economics tutor at Oxford University.
Author Location: London E5

THE UNDERCOVER ECONOMIST (978 0 349 11985 4)

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