Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

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Assume nothing, question everything. This is the message at the heart of Freakonomics, Levitt and Dubner's rule-breaking, iconoclastic book about crack dealers, cheating teachers and bizarre baby names that turned everyone's view of the world upside-down and became an international multi-million-copy-selling phenomenon. 'Prepare to be dazzled' Malcolm Gladwell 'A sensation ... you'll be stimulated, provoked and entertained. Of how many books can that be said?' Sunday Telegraph 'Has you chuckling one minute and gasping ...

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ppk49

May 24, 2013

Thinking outside the box

This is a very thought proving book and helps one think past the "obvious"

SERGE U

Apr 21, 2012

Great book. A must read.

The authors do a great job taking statistics and relating it to the real world we live in. A highly recommended read.

CheqeredPast

Feb 9, 2012

Freakonomics Makes Sense of the Spin

Creative thinking and numbers that do not hide the truth. Learn to look for the motivation behind the news topics. Wonderful read.

Martin H

Jan 13, 2011

My Son-in-Law Loved It

This was a Christmas gift for my son-in-law and he loved it. And it was in such excellent condition that he was surprised to hear that it was a used book.

Leonard S

Sep 23, 2010

it does not exercise analysis in any meaningful
way.

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