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Steven D. Levitt is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago and a recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded to the most influential economist under the age of forty. He is also founder of The Greatest Good, a company that applies Freakonomic principles to philanthropy and business.
Stephen J. Dubner, a former writer and editor at The New York Times Magazine, is the author of Turbulent Souls (Choosing My Religion), Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper, and the children's book The Boy with Two Belly Buttons.
I learned a lot and admire the authors approach to telling a 'story'. Nothing quite like getting in and getting dirty with the data. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Kent Prochazka
This book was assigned to me when I was in school. Therefore I had no choice but to read it. I am an avid reader so I have learned to not judge a book by its cover. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Anonymous
I hated Economics in college. Boring! This is an interesting read. The data and the analysis of the data is thought provoking. Enjoyed the perspectives. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Laura Adams
I think I assumed this book would be dry, boring or simply not something that would interest me. Needless to say, I was wrong! Read morePublished 27 days ago by Jen E.
My husband and I listened to this as we traveled. It is fascinating and very enlightening. We enjoyed it very much. So much that we bought SuperFreakonomics... Read morePublished 1 month ago by sqfromsc
It is a good book which complies many interesting story. I like behavioral economics to begin with and this book does a great job showing another side of economy most economist... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Komson Chanprapan
This book explains the overall procedure but does not go deep into the methods they used for calculating their theories.Published 1 month ago by Jcastaneda
I originally used it for my baby who had been prescribed the aquaphor by the dermatologist for eczema at the time. It is great for all types of skin issues. It works great.Published 1 month ago by jotsna jagadeesh
You don't have to be an economist to enjoy this book. It is very well written and everything is clearly explained, so it doesn't take a degree in the field to follow. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JMB