• Sendhil Mullainathan


Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, Sendhil Mullainathan, September 3, 2013, Book. "A surprising and intriguing examination of how scarcity—and our flawed responses to it—shapes our lives, our society, and our culture. Why do successful people get things done at the last minute? Why does poverty persist? Why do organizations get stuck firefighting? 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 examples of a mind-set produced by scarcity..." May require purchase or user account.