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Eldar Shafir

Psychology and public affairs professor at Princeton University.

Eldar Shafir appears in the following:

Why Having Too Little Means So Much

Friday, November 07, 2014

How does living with less than we need—whether its money, time, or even friends - affect our personalities?

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Scarcity Explains it All

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Using behavioral science, Eldar Shafir, psychology and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the co-author with Sendhil Mullainathan of Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much (Times Books, 2013), discusses why strategies for coping with scarcity explain the persistence of poverty, obesity, procrastination, and even loneliness.

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