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Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything, Revised and Expanded Edition
Freakonomics A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything Revised and Expanded Edition
Author: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of violent crime? — These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. L...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780061131325
ISBN-10: 0061131326
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 256
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Publisher: William Morrow
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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An interesting quick read, just random enough for my taste. How do teachers cheat on standardized tests? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? What are the "whitest" and "blackest" names? Malcolm Gladwell raved about this book, and it's very much on par with his books. If you liked them, you'll probably enjoy this, too.
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