Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Paperback)
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Short Description for Freakonomics The long-awaited paperback edition of "Freakonomics" features a new Preface, additional material, and an exclusive Question-and-Answer section with authors Levitt and Dubner.
- Published: 01 September 2009
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780060731335 ISBN 10: 0060731338
- Sales rank: 6,939
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More Than 4 Million Copies Sold WorldwidePublished in 35 LanguagesWhich is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?How much do parents really matter?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.