Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Penguin Books Limited, Oct 5, 2006 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
Cult bestseller, new buzz word... Freakonomics is at the heart of everything we see and do and the subjects that bedevil us daily: from parenting to crime, sport to politics, fat to cheating, fear to traffic jams. Asking provocative and profound questions about human motivation and contemporary living and reaching some astonishing conclusions, Freakonomics will make you see the familiar world through a completely original lens.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xiaomarlo - www.librarything.com
It's like a Malcolm Gladwell book, but written by economists -- it's definitely got that asshole quality about it where they're like "we're just looking at the numbers! we're the only ones being ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cavernism - www.librarything.com
Interesting enough that I got through it pretty quickly, but each chapter was kind of ..unsatisfying. I wasn't shocked or awed by many hypotheses or "revelations" put forth, and I don't know if I came ... Read full review