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Superfreakonomics: global cooling, patriotic prostitutes and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance / Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner.

Levitt, Steven D., (author.). Dubner, Stephen J., (author,, narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9780061967290 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0061967297 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 28 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Stephen J. Dubner.
Summary, etc.:
The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies in thirty-five languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with Superfreakonomics, and fans and newcomers alike will find that the freakquel is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. 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? What do hurricanes, heart attacks, and highway deaths have in common? Can eating kangaroo save the planet? Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling like no one else. By examining how people respond to incentives, they show the world for what it really is-good, bad, ugly, and, in the final analysis, super freaky. Freakonomics has been imitated many times over-but only now, with SuperFreakonomics, has it met its match.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Economics > Psychological aspects.
Economics > Sociological aspects.
Economic man > Miscellanea.

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