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SUPERFREAKONOMICS: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A sequel to the megaselling Freakonomics (2005). It's not exactly economics for dummies—or, as Levitt (Economics/Univ. of Chicago) and business journalist Dubner (Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper, 2003, etc.) write, "Chicken Soup for the Freakonomics Soul"—but this follow-up is certainly more of the same, a relentlessly enthusiastic cheer for the application of the dismal science to everyday life ... Read full review

Review: Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ron Kaplan

Following up on their entertaining and thoughtprovoking book on economics for noneconomists, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner repeat their successful formula with this sequel. The theme throughout both titles is that people are more likely to follow a lifestyle or activity if there's a positive “what's in it for me” outcome. “Incentive” is the key word, whether it's doing something outwardly ... Read full review

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Very insightful ways to look at common problems in a different way. This book is as entertaining to read as it is thought-provoking.

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LOVE IT! Interesting & entertaining

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There are two sides to this book. The first being absolutley hilarious off the wall topics that are made relevant in today's world. The second side is the seriousness of the topics described in the first statement.

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