Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything


Asking provocative and profound questions about human motivation and contemporary living and reaching some astonishing conclusions, ‘Freakonomics’ will make you see the familiar world through a completely original lens.

ISBN: 9780141019017 Author: Levitt, Steven D. Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 6th April 2006 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 330 (edition:22) Pages: 242 Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subjects: , ,

Assume nothing, question everything.

This is the message at the heart of Freakonomics, Levitt and Dubner’s rule-breaking, iconoclastic book about crack dealers, cheating teachers and bizarre baby names that turned everyone’s view of the world upside-down and became an international multi-million-copy-selling phenomenon.

‘Prepare to be dazzled’ Malcolm Gladwell

‘A sensation … you’ll be stimulated, provoked and entertained. Of how many books can that be said?’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Has you chuckling one minute and gasping in amazement the next’ Wall Street Journal

‘Dazzling … a delight’ Economist

‘Made me laugh out loud’ Scotland on Sunday

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