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The pleasures and perils of precrastination

6 mins | Mar 19, 2020

Undercover economist: Delay has its own gratifications, even in a pandemic world. In his weekly column for the Financial Times, undercover economist Tim Harford reflects on how in a world full of procrastinators, he is quite the contrary: a 'precrastinator', or a person desperate to get to grips with unpleasant tasks. Turns out, it has lots of benefits too.

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From Financial Times