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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything - rev edition

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780060731335

ISBN10: 0060731338

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt - ISBN 9780060731335
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Perennial Library
Published: 2009
International: No
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt - ISBN 9780060731335

ISBN13: 9780060731335

ISBN10: 0060731338

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: REV 09

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Summary

''Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration between Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning author and journalist. They usually begin with a mountain of data and a simple question.''

Author Bio

Steven D. Levitt teaches economics at the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction : the hidden side of everything 3 1 What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? 19 2 How is the Ku Klux Klan like a group of real-estate agents? 55 3 Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? 89 4 Where have all the criminals gone? 117 5 What makes a perfect parent? 147 6 Perfect parenting, Part II; or : would a Roshanda by any other name smell as sweet? 179 Epilogue : two paths to Harvard 205
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