Throughout history, great philosophers have been answering profound
questions about life. But do they know why your socks keep
disappearing from the dryer, or how to choose the quickest line at
the supermarket? Probably not, but Tim Harford does. . . .
In Dear Undercover Economist, the first collection of his
wildly popular Financial Times columns, Tim Harford offers witty,
charming, and at times caustic answers to our most pressing