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Tim Harford (Author, Journalist & Economist)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: How To Think Clearly In A World That Has Changed
Webinar Date: May 22, 2021
We are surrounded by information and by misinformation – but Tim Harford believes that by asking some simple questions, we can make sense of the claims that swirl around us. Tim aims to help us be wiser about numbers, wiser about the media – and wiser about ourselves.
Join him for this webinar as he tells the strange story of why we started to doubt statistics – and give you the tools you need to make sense of the claims you see in the media and on social media.
Tim is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of “How To Make the World Add Up” / “The Data Detective”, “Messy”, and the million-selling “The Undercover Economist”.
Tim is a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of BBC Radio’s “More or Less”, “How To Vaccinate The World”, and “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy”, as well as the podcast “Cautionary Tales”.
Tim has spoken at TED, PopTech and the Sydney Opera House. He is an associate member of Nuffield College, Oxford and an honorary fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Tim was made an OBE for services to improving economic understanding in the New Year honours of 2019.
Watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/113501915370065/videos/1160689241021364
Watch on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUk8ez2eK54