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Hell yeah
This is a good book when it comes to numbers and crunchin them

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Makes you think
I read this book after seeing a Ted talk by Levitt. He makes me think of all the underk

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Interesting

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Most Racist Book out there!
This book, each chapter has to compare blacks with whites. And in each circumstance a white person has the upperhand to the black individual. It's horrible, they also
contradict themselves quite often. The only reason I have finished this book was because I had to read it for a class. I would definitely not reccomend this book. 

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I am reading this now.
This is definitely worth reading, and promises to give you a pretty enlightening view in the world of social economics, and leaving very little untouched.
Not for the faint of heart. 

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Good book, Good movie... Interesting POV

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Should be required reading

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"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital." Aaron Levenstein
This book raised some controversy because it takes statistics and breaks what are
considered truths by the public. The book is interesting and gives a different perspective on several social problems (including abortion and drug dealing), but one could easily argue for or against the points. 

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I must say, when my dad first gave this book to me to read, I was scepticle at best. Economics? Fun? I may have been 12, but I wasn't dumb. After a week of his insistatn chatter, I picked it up and started to read... and read... and read. I couldn't put it down! It brings out a new side to economics that has been hidden in the dark for too long. If you have a yearning to know what's the most dangerous job in America, how that name you gave your child really changes their life, how sumo wrestlers are like real estate agents, or just a plain good read, Freakonomics is the right books for you. 5 stars all the way. 

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Great book for everyone, not just economist! This book challenges traditions/conventions with interesting questions. If you are open-minded, you will enjoy how the drive of incentives can reveal unbelievable truths behind so many things. I never imagine how to catch cheating teachers - but there are (both cheating teachers and how to catch some). The next book of Levitt and Dubner will be my 'to-read' list for sure. 

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