Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?
These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration between Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning author and journalist. They set out to explore the inner workings of a crack gang, the truth about real estate agents, the secrets of the Ku Klux Klan, and much more. Through forceful storytelling and wry insight, they show that economics is, at root, the study of incentives—how people get what they want or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing.
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Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)User Review - Laura Woodford - Goodreads
The "Roque economist" of Freakonomics poses some interesting questions, but the research and findings are even more thought provoking. Levitt, an economist, and Dubner, author and journalist, discuss ... Read full review
Review: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics #1)User Review - Shubham Agrawal - Goodreads
I dont often foray out of the safe havens of fiction , but boy am i glad i made an exception for this one. If you like Malcolm Gladwell's wtuff ( and who in their right mind doesnt ? ) , you will love Freakonomics. Read full review
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