Biography of the Author Tim Harford

Tim Harford

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  1. Big Bird from Sesame Street rides a float along 6th Avenue during the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving

    Commentary: How Sesame Street set the gold standard for education

    But did the show help children learn? Or was it attractive to children who were already flourishing? The Financial Times' Tim Harford gives his take.
  2. Visitors browse at the stand of Avis Budget Group vehicle rental company during the International T

    Commentary: Hidden holiday charges make us angry and rightly so

    Whether it’s extra car hire fees or hotel Wi-Fi, we’re often left feeling ripped off, says the Financial Times' Tim Harford
  3. Avengers: Endgame Thanos spoiler

    Commentary: Avengers' Thanos would make a terrible policymaker

    The Avengers villain sorely needs to undergo some peer review, says the Financial Times' Tim Harford.
  4. An anti-Brexit protester demonstrates outside the Houses of Parliament in London

    Commentary: The depressing costs of Brexit to Britain

    Businesses are delaying investments while they wait for the fog to lift, says the Financial Times' Tim Harford.
  5. people rushing commuting walking to work

    Commentary: Cash-rich, time-poor wealthy are always in a hurry

    It seems that people with more money find more things to do with their time, so feel more time pressure, says Financial Times' Tim Harford.
  6. New Content Item

    Commentary: We can tackle climate change without stunting economic growth

    Let's encourage innovation to solve climate change, argues Financial Times' Tim Harford.
  7. Ikea Singapore

    Commentary: It's cheap innovations that will change the world

    Supercomputers and space travel get all the news. But much simpler technological advances are the ones that will reshape our world, says one ...
  8. People fly kites at a park in front of commercial towers in Shenzhen

    Commentary: A journey across Guangdong and how we cannot rely on impressions alone

    A lot to be said for our own experiences in discerning issues, but it has obvious limitations, says one observer from the Financial Times.
  9. Composite picture of HR McMaster, Gary Cohn, Hope Hicks and Rex Tillerson.

    Commentary: Even in Donald Trump’s White House, chaos has its limits

    As the US president is learning, more ponderous forces may reassert themselves, says one observer at the Financial Times.
  10. Woman using laptop

    Commentary: Stressed if you don't constantly check your email? You'll survive

    Smartphones, packed with an arsenal of e-messaging alternatives, have worsened our compulsion to check for new messages, says the Financial Times’ ...