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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 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.
Highly controversial. Worth reading it.
Gives a lot of worthwhile ideas to keep your mind busy.
An absolute eye-opener into the inner workings of the real driving force behind economic decisions. A must read for anyone studying or with a keen interest in economics or... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Will Edwards
This book is full of meaningless facts and stories, some interesting others not so much. I did not like the way the book jumped all over the place, no relevance from story to... Read morePublished 10 days ago by TReagon
no matter the morally questionable conclusions, the rationale behind the authors is sound. take nothing at face value. the data will reflect some, it not all, of the truth. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Amazon Customer