2016

21 Nov The illusion of the illusion of control
18 Nov Overconfident about overconfidence
14 Nov Henrich’s The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter
04 Nov Jones's Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own
12 Oct Mandelbrot (and Hudson's) The (mis)Behaviour of Markets: A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin, and Reward
27 Sep Why prediction is pointless
21 Sep Rosenzweig's The Halo Effect ... and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers
12 Sep Tetlock and Gardner's Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
25 Aug Tetlock's Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know?
25 Jul Bias in the World Bank
22 Jul Kaufmann's Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?: Demography and Politics in the Twenty-First Century
20 Jul Three podcast episodes
18 Jul Last's What to Expect When No One's Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster
15 Jul Baumeister and Tierney's Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
04 Jul The Behavioural Economics Guide 2016 (with an intro by Gerd Gigerenzer)
29 Jun Re-reading Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow
23 Jun Levine's Is Behavioural Economics Doomed?
27 May Replicating anchoring effects
26 May Saint-Paul's The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism
11 May Bad Behavioural Science: Failures, bias and fairy tales
10 May
22 Apr Ariely's The Honest Truth About Dishonesty
20 Apr The Macrogenoeconomics of Comparative Development
15 Apr Failure to replicate: ego depletion edition
13 Apr Notes on a few books
06 Apr Masel's Bypass Wall Street: A Biologist's Guide to the Rat Race
01 Apr Gottschall's The Storytelling Animal
31 Mar My first biology publication
17 Mar Gigerenzer on system one and system two
08 Mar Kay's Other People's Money
15 Feb Thiel's Zero to One
08 Feb Kenrick and Griskevicius's The Rational Animal
18 Jan Best books I read in 2015

2015

16 Nov PhD thesis passed
12 Oct Evonomics is live!
06 Oct Economics and Biology of Contests Conference 2016
31 Jul Another #MSiX reading list
30 Jul Please, not another bias! An evolutionary take on behavioural economics
03 Jul A week of links
02 Jul Sam Bowles on the death of ‘Homo Economicus’
30 Jun A grumpy take on behavioural economics
26 Jun A week of links
24 Jun We have no idea
23 Jun Please experiment on us
22 Jun The Evolutionary Foundations of Economics
19 Jun A week of links
17 Jun The human factor in accidents
15 Jun Marketing Science Ideas Xchange (MSiX) 2015
12 Jun A week of links
11 Jun The winner effect in humans
09 Jun Family friendly backfires
05 Jun A week of links
04 Jun Merton on retirement incomes
02 Jun Measurement error in 23andme
01 Jun Ration information and avoid news
29 May A week of links
28 May Fifty years of twin studies
26 May Conspicuous consumption and economic growth
16 May A week of links
01 May A week of links
27 Apr Bad nudges - organ donation edition
24 Apr A week of links
15 Apr Returns to self control - unemployment edition
13 Apr Uncertainty and understanding behaviour
10 Apr A week of links
09 Apr Predicting replication
03 Apr A week of links
02 Apr The law of law's leverage
30 Mar The gender reading gap and love of learning
27 Mar A week of links
25 Mar An evolutionary perspective on behavioural economics
23 Mar The Gell-Mann amnesia effect
20 Mar A week of links
13 Mar A week of links
12 Mar The patience of economists
10 Mar The other gender gap
06 Mar A week of links
04 Mar Overcoming implicit bias
02 Mar Introducing Evonomics
27 Feb A week of links
25 Feb Accepting heritability
23 Feb Wisdom from Tolstoy
20 Feb A week of links
13 Feb A week of links
11 Feb Charts that don't seem quite right - organ donation edition
09 Feb The death of defaults?
06 Feb A week of links
05 Feb Obesity is not a public health problem
04 Feb Durant's The Paleo Manifesto
02 Feb Nudging for freedom
30 Jan A week of links
28 Jan Manzi's Uncontrolled
26 Jan Manzi on the abortion-crime hypothesis
23 Jan A week of links
21 Jan Grade inflation and the Dunning-Kruger effect
19 Jan The benefits of cognitive limits
16 Jan A week of links
14 Jan That chart doesn't match your headline - fertility edition
12 Jan Bad statistics - cancer edition
09 Jan A week of links