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

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Challenging the way we view the world again! Levitt and Dubner open up new ways of thinking about pimps, global climate change, organ donation and drunk driving. A welcome, well researched, amusing follow- up to the smash hit Freakonomics. Who knew statistics could be so much fun?

— Shannon, Chicago


Freakonomics "lived on the New York Times "bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics" the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times "Notable blockbuster. Based on revolutionary research and original studies SuperFreakonomics "promises to once again challenge our view of the way the world really "works.

About the Author

STEVEN LEVITT is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and an editor of The Journal of Political Economy. In January 2004 the American Economic Association awarded him the John Bates Clark medal, a prize honouring the economist under 40 who made the greatest contribution to the discipline.

Stephen J. Dubner is an award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality. He quit his first career as an almost rock star to become a writer. He has since taught English at Columbia, worked for The New York Times, and published three non-Freakonomics books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060889586
ISBN-10: 0060889586
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: May 24th, 2011
Pages: 297
Language: English