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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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    Why do successful people get things done at the last minute? Why does poverty persist? Why do the lonely find it hard to make friends? These questions seem unconnected, yet Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir show that they are all are examples of a mindset produced by scarcity. 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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    • A Guide to Solving Social Problems With Machine Learning

    • By: Jon Kleinberg, Jens Ludwig, Sendhil Mullainathan
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 21 mins
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    It’s Sunday night. You’re the deputy mayor of a big city. You sit down to watch a movie and ask Netflix for help. (“Will I like Birdemic? Ishtar? Zoolander 2?”) The Netflix recommendation algorithm predicts what movie you’d like by mining data on millions of previous movie-watchers using sophisticated machine learning tools.

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    • Algorithms Need Managers, Too

    • By: Michael Luca, Jon Kleinberg, Sendhil Mullainathan
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Though they’re powerful predictive tools, algorithms can run amok if you don’t understand how to apply them.

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    • Waiting in Line for the Illusion of Security

    • By: Sendhil Mullainathan, Richard H. Thaler
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Waiting in Line for the Illusion of Security" is from the May 30, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Sendhil Mullainathan and Richard H. Thaler and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Die Kunst der Knappheit

    • Wie wir aus dem Minimum das Maximum herausholen
    • By: Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir
    • Narrated by: N.N.
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
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    Warum bleibt die Armut weltweit bestehen? Warum grassiert die Übergewichtigkeit? Warum haben es einsame Menschen schwerer, Freunde zu finden? All diese scheinbar unverbundenen Fragen beruhen auf dem Phänomen der Knappheit - ob an Zeit, Ressourcen oder sozialen Kontakten. Sendhil Mullainathan und Eldar Shafir begründen darauf eine neue Disziplin an der Schnittstelle von Ökonomie und Psychologie.

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