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Scarcity : why having too little means so much

Author: Sendhil Mullainathan; Eldar Shafir
Publisher: London, England : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why can we never seem to keep on top of our workload, social diary or chores? Why does poverty persist around the world? Why do successful people do things at the last minute in a sudden rush of energy? Here, economist Sendhil Mullainathan and psychologist Eldar Shafir reveal that the hidden side behind all these problems.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sendhil Mullainathan; Eldar Shafir
ISBN: 9781846143458 1846143454 9780141961194 0141961198 9780141049199 0141049197
OCLC Number: 851827241
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE THE SCARCITY MINDSET --
1. Focusing and Tunneling --
2. The Bandwidth Tax --
pt. TWO SCARCITY CREATES SCARCITY --
3. Packing and Slack --
4. Expertise --
5. Borrowing and Myopia --
6. The Scarcity Trap --
7. Poverty --
pt. THREE DESIGNING FOR SCARCITY --
8. Improving the Lives of the Poor --
9. Managing Scarcity in Organizations --
10. Scarcity in Everyday Life.
Responsibility: Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir.

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