Royal Society Annual Public Lecture

I am delighted to announce that I will be giving the Royal Economic Society’s annual public lecture this year, in Sheffield on 26th November and London on 28th November. Come along! (Tickets will be released in September.)

Misinformation can be beautiful too

Data visualisation creates powerful, elegant images from complex information, but can also be potentially deceptive Camouflage usually means blending in. That wasn’t an option for the submarine-dodging battleships of a century ago, which advertised their presence...

Loose money in all that spare change

The disappearance of small coins will be little noticed, writes Tim Harford ‘There is a wish among the German population to keep hold of the small coins. can personally only join that opinion.’ Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president, quoted in the German newspaper Bild...

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