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Author Levitt, Steven D.

Title Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance / Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Edition Illustrated edition, first edition
Published [New York] : William Morrow, [2010]


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Description xxi, 281 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
regular print
Contents 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 Seeing is believing...The Smash Hit SuperFreakonomics is now Bigger and Better SuperFreakonomics was an instant New York Times bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation Freakonomics. With the Illustrated Edition, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner bring alive their smart thinking and great storytelling with an explosion of visual evidence, including:A by-the-numbers tally of a high-priced call girl's career, and a tracking sheet from an intensive survey of Chicago street prostitutes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.6 13.0 149075
Subject Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Sociological aspects.
Author Dubner, Stephen J.
LC no. 2010025814
ISBN 0061941220 (hbk.)
9780061941221 (hbk.)