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Scarcity : why having too little means so much

Author: Sendhil Mullainathan; Eldar Shafir
Publisher: New York : Times Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An examination of how scarcity--and our flawed responses to it--shapes our lives, our society, and our culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sendhil Mullainathan; Eldar Shafir
ISBN: 9780805092646 0805092641
OCLC Number: 827256541
Description: 288 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The scarcity mindset : Focusing and tunneling ; The bandwidth tax --
Scarcity creates scarcity : Packing and slack ; Expertise ; Borrowing and myopia ; The scarcity trap ; Poverty --
Designing for scarcity : Improving the lives of the poor ; Managing scarcity in organizations ; Scarcity in everyday life --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir.

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An examination of how scarcity--and our flawed responses to it--shapes our lives, our society, and our culture.
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