Sound Economics Book Club: Scarcity

Over the course of this semester, the Sound Economics class will be reading a book called Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. As we read, we will take turns updating you, our readers, on the general themes of the book, along with the specific themes of each chapter. I was given the opportunity to provide the initial overview, and introduce the introduction. The introduction begins with some anecdotes from the authors about personal experiences with scarcity, and examples of scarcity: a person who recently lost their job, a busy professional, or the extreme Continue reading Sound Economics Book Club: Scarcity