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Super Freakonomics : 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. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780060889579 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 270 pages ; 24cm
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Freakonomics, followed by, Super Freakonomics.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-256) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? -- Why should suicide bombers buy life insurance? -- Unbelievable stories about apathy and altruism -- The fix is in : and it's cheap and simple -- What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common? -- Epilogue : monkeys are people too.
Summary, etc.: In a follow-up to "Freakonomics," the authors offer a new analysis of how the economy really works.
Subject: Economics > Psychological aspects.
Economics > Sociological aspects.

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