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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.
Awesome. It's an easy read, nothing too complicated, just be ready to have an entirely new perspective on things when you are finished.Published 1 day ago by Brian Wendel
Got this for a course I'm taking at work, but found it very easy to read and interesting. Has keep my attention, so not your normal economics read.Published 9 days ago by LolieMess
Levitt has an interesting approach on all subjects. He likes numbers and as an expert data miner he manages to reach some freaky results. Some are quite surprising indeed. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Anibal Madeira
Read this book to know what all the hullabaloo is about. You can finish the book in one sitting if you like. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jack The Dreamer
a unique way to look at the world. likely the next step in good beaurocratic decision making.Published 28 days ago by rider
This book is great to keep at work & reference for inspiration while feeling mired in unactionable metrics. Very interesting perspective.Published 29 days ago by Nevernorm