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Author Venkataraman, Bina, author.

Title The optimist's telescope : thinking ahead in a reckless age / Bina Venkataraman.

Publication Info. New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.

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 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  153.83 VEN    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 318 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A former journalist and senior adviser in the Obama administration draws from her own experience, the stories she has reported from around the world, and research in biology, psychology, economics, archaeology, and beyond to identify the best ways to make decisions that benefit people over time.
Subject Decision making -- Social aspects.
Risk -- Sociological aspects.
Forecasting.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Forecasting.
SELF-HELP / General.
Decision making -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00889067
Forecasting. (OCoLC)fst00931721
Risk -- Sociological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01098131
Other Form: Online version: Venkataraman, Bina, author. Optimist's telescope New York : Riverhead Books, 2019 9780735219496 (DLC) 2018046851
ISBN 9780735219472 (hardcover)
0735219478 (hardcover)

 
    
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