Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

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Authors: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

9780062312679 | PB | pp. 340 | 2009 | HarperCollins Publishers

In Freakonomics, with wit and humour, economist Steven Levitt connects economics with everyday life, raising pertinent questions and simplifies complex ideas.

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9780062312679 | Paperback | 340 | 2009 | HarperCollins Publishers

In Freakonomics, with wit and humour, economist Steven Levitt connects economics with everyday life, raising pertinent questions and simplifies complex ideas.

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Steven Levitt professed lit-tle interest in the sort of monetary issues that come to mind when most people think about economics; instead he has a gift for asking pertinent questions which matter to our lives.

This book is written in the format of essays that cover economic issues and dissect how they are connected with everyday life. There are total 6 essays in the book. The first chapter deals with the issue of cheating and uses the example of sumo wrestlers. The second chapter deals with real estate agents and their practice of information control. The third chapter is about drug dealing which has been explained in an unconventional manner. It talks about the life and earnings of cocaine dealers and the low wages that they earn. The fourth chapter deals with the topic of abortion and talks about how abortions have helped in reducing crime rates. The fifth chapter is about parenting and education. The sixth chapter sheds light on the issue of naming children and the socioeconomic patterns related to it. The book uses interesting methodologies to put forward its teachings and often takes unconventional stands.

Authors:

Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

ISBN:

9780062312679

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

340

Year of Publication:

2009

Publisher:

HarperCollins Publishers

Edition:

HarperCollinsPublishers

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Authors

Steven Levitt is a famous economist who is popular for his work on crime and abortion. He was included in the Time magazine's list of '100 People Who Shape Our World' in 2006. He was also with the John Bates Clark Medal, which is offered by the American Economic Association for being the most promising U.S. economist under the age of 40. Stephen J. Dubner is a popular journalist and is well known for his work on pop-economics books. He completed his education from the Appalachian State University and Columbia University. He was one of the short-listed candidates for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. Stephen J. Dubner is a journalist.

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