5/5 Tim Harford tells the story of Chris Ferguson, who applied game theory to poker, and won.
4/5 How Bill Phillips - war hero, croc-hunter - became one of the fathers of macro-economics.
3/5 Tim Harford tells the story of Thomas Schelling, who used economics to avert war.
2/5 The story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.
1/5 On Regent Street, Tim Harford looks at heated pants and the business of innovation.