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Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

In Freakonomics, Steven Levitt uses (apparently*) unorthodox methods to produce seemingly offbeat explanations challenging conventional 'wisdom' and (uninformed) accepted practice about our social ... Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

I really enjoyed reading this book-it's definitely an easy read, and the concepts are "sexy" and easy to grasp. Like every other economics book I've ever read, there's nothing really shocking said, it ... Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Erin Dickey - Goodreads

It's hard to believe it took me this long to read Freakonomics - I've been an avid listener to their podcast for the last 3-4 years. I love Dubner and Levitt's work, and I certainly plan to pick up SuperFreakonomics in the near future. Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Jalen Lyle-Holmes - Goodreads

It was interesting, but I was left wondering a little what all the hype's about. I love the approach of using data to discover surprising things that go against conventional wisdom, but it's something ... Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Harry Nguyen - Goodreads

A remarkable book clarifying root causes of many social events that can highly surprise readers. Absolutely love it! Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

It's a fun book if you don't take it too seriously. I remember right after this book was published reading hysterical news articles (opinions) that this book encourages abortions or somesuch nonsense. That made me laugh...at any rate, the most interesting part was the portion over naming trends. Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Sam Carr - Goodreads

We should make this a must-read for anyone in public policy. Not only is collecting data important to measuring outcome, we must look at the right data and ask the right questions. Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Aaron Yeung - Goodreads

so like, black people aren't inferior and you'll be a good parent if you're a good person who is good and stuff? alright. Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Renzhuo Wang - Goodreads

Statistically seeing the world is a very fascinating approach to break down social issues and common wisdom. This is the book that provide how to see the world in this way. Through various examples ... Read full review

Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)

User Review  - Charles Adkinson - Goodreads

It feels reactionary to give this 5 stars but it was so perfectly eclectic, varied, and brief that I couldn't just leave it at "Really Liked It." The questions the authors use as jumping-off points ... Read full review


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