Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Author(s): Steven D. Levitt

Economics

Here at last is the long awaited sequel to the international bestselling phenomenon, Freakonomics. Steven Levitt, the original rogue economist, and Stephen Dubner have been working hard, uncovering the hidden side of even more controversial subjects, from charity to terrorism and prostitution. And with their inimitable style and wit, they will take us on another even more gripping journey of discovery. "Superfreakonomics" will once again transform the way we look at the world.


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Steven D. Levitt teaches economics at the University of Chicago. His idiosyncratic economic research into areas as varied as guns and game shows has triggered debate in the media and academic circles. Stephen J. Dubner lives in New York City. He writes for The New York Times and the New Yorker. In August 2003 Dubner wrote a profile of Levitt in The New York Times magazine. The extraordinary response to that article led to a remarkable collaboration.

General Fields

  • : 9780713999907
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Allen Lane
  • : November 2009
  • : 234mm X 153mm X 25mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steven D. Levitt
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 288