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About Tim Harford

Writer and economist and Tim Harford (photo: Fran Monks)
Tim has also presented BBC Two's 'Trust Me, I'm an Economist'
Tim Harford is a writer and an economist with the fond belief that economics can actually solve everyday problems.

He hopes to show, through More or Less, that the same thing is true of numbers and statistics.

Tim is a columnist for The Financial Times, and a member of the FT editorial board.

He is the only economist in the world to run a problem page, "Dear Economist", and he also presented the BBC Two show Trust Me, I'm an Economist, in 2006.

Tim's first book, The Undercover Economist, has sold over 600,000 copies, in more than 20 languages.

His second book, The Logic of Life, applies economics to questions of dating, racism, and office politics.

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