Sendhil Mullainathan

Sendhil Mullainathan

Sendhil Mullainathan is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. His real passion is behavioral economics, understanding what makes people tick - whether a senior executive in New York or a farmer in rural Tamil Nadu.

He enjoys having written but is of a mixed mind about writing.

He also occasionally enjoys doing: he helped co-found a non-profit to apply behavioral science (ideas42); and has worked in government.

Much to the surprise of who know him well, he is a recipient of the MacArthur "genius" award.

His hobbies include basketball, googling and fixing-up classic espresso machines. He also enjoys speaking about himself in the third person, which works well for bios but less well in daily life.

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    • Scarcity

    • Why Having Too Little Means So Much
    • By: Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    Drawing on cutting-edge research from behavioral science and economics, Mullainathan and Shafir show that scarcity creates a similar psychology for everyone struggling to manage with less than they need....

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    • Super interesting. Time to start saving money.

    • By Zhen Zhu on 09-30-16

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