SuperFreakonomics

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

by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

On Sale: 05/24/2011

SuperFreakonomics

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

by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

On Sale: 05/24/2011

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About the Book

SuperFreakonomics was an instant New York Times bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation Freakonomics. SuperFreakonomics challenges the way we think all over again, exploring the hidden side of everything with such questions as:

  • How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa?
  • Why are doctors so bad at washing their hands?
  • How much good do car seats do?
  • What’s the best way to catch a terrorist?
  • Did TV cause a rise in crime?
  • What do hurricanes, heart attacks, and highway deaths have in common?
  • Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness?
  • Can eating kangaroo save the planet?
  • Which adds more value: a pimp or a Realtor?

Freakonomics has been imitated many times over -- but only now, with SuperFreakonomics, has it met its match.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781554688456
  • ISBN 10: 1554688450
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 05/24/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price:9.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • BISAC2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory
  • BISAC3 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General

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