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Steven D. Levitt, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, was awarded the John Bates Clark medal, given to the most influential American economist under the age of forty. He is also a founder of The Greatest Good, which applies Freakonomics-style thinking to business and philanthropy.
Stephen J. Dubner is an award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality. He quit his first career—as an almost-rock-star—to become a writer. He has worked for The New York Times and published three non-Freakonomics books. He lives with his family in New York City.
I found this book very interesting vacation reading.
This book does not emphasize right or wrong, fact or fiction; it emphasizes what a person can see, learn or understand when you break out of conventional thinking.
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner is a great book that provides a very interesting twist on economics.
Interesting way to look at economics. This book gives you food for thought and makes you look at life in a different way.Published 4 days ago by J Telford
Highly readable content. The authors made interesting observations about diverse areas of interest and cause you to think deeply about some of your own beliefs.Published 13 days ago by Jeffrey M. Peters
I thought it would be more about the "freaky" truth about how the government and the economy works, but instead it was more about using data and statistics to gain insight... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Eric
a nice look at some interesting issues from an angle that I had never thought of before. worth the readPublished 21 days ago by Roy Hobbs