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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.
Started strong but became repetitive. I was expecting more examples. There was a déjà vu moment in the middle. Read morePublished 8 days ago by CF
Highly recommend this book to anyone over 16. This book gives insight to some of the most crazy things you never even thought you would find so fascinating. Read morePublished 10 days ago by ktd134
This book has pushed me to look at things a little differently. If you like the Freakonomics podcast, radio, etc - you will really enjoy this book. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Brian A.
Excellent book...definitely makes you think about the twist and turns in life!Published 29 days ago by EDWARD J JONES
Let Levitt lead the way as a fresh-thinking analyst mentors the mind to look at what the numbers are really saying.Published 1 month ago by Jesse Steele
The title is borrowed from Daniel Dennitt's recent book because it stimulates thought and provokes an outside the box mentality. Books I enjoy.Published 1 month ago by Jon D. Zern, DVM
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? Think about it first. Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? Yeah, why is that. Read morePublished 1 month ago by perry man