Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Paperback)
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Paperback)

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 06/04/2006
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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 in amazement the next' Wall Street Journal

'Dazzling ... a delight' Economist

'Made me laugh out loud' Scotland on Sunday

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141019017
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 247 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm

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“Freakonomics”

A friend recommended that i took a look at this and i was hooked after 10 pages! The basic premise is to apply economic models to everyday questions. Why do drug dealers live with their Mums? One of many interesting... More

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“Freakonomics”

This is quite an interesting read that does get you thinking about the world in a somewhat unusual way (it really never occurred to me that drug dealers living with the parents would be unusual, but it really is when... More

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“A lesson in unconventional wisdom”

Freakonomics is more a lesson in divergent thinking and the questioning of conventional wisdom than it is in economics. The reader is presented with a series of unrelated questions in which the authors seek to use... More

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