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The Resource Freakonomics : [a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything], Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics : [a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything], Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

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Freakonomics : [a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything]
Title
Freakonomics
Title remainder
[a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything]
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Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
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eng
Summary
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? What kind of impact did Roe v. Wade have on violent crime? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask--but Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the stuff and riddles of everyday life--from cheating and crime to sports and child rearing--and his conclusions regularly turn the conventional wisdom on its head. The authors show that economics is, at root, the study of incentives--how people get what they want, or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing. In this book, they set out to explore the hidden side of everything. If morality represents how we would like the world to work, then economics represents how it actually does work.--From publisher description
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Levitt, Steven D
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other
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Read by Stephen J. Dubner
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Dubner, Stephen J
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  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economics
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Freakonomics : [a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything], Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
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  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
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audio disc
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  • sd
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
Contents
An explanatory note -- Introduction: the hidden side of everything -- What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? -- How is the Ku Klux Klan like a group of real-estate agents? -- Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? -- Where have all the criminals gone? -- What makes a perfect parent? -- Perfect parenting, Part II; or : would a Roshanda by any other name smell as sweet? -- Epilogue : two paths to Harvard
Control code
63761952
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 audio discs (approximately 65 min. each)
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not applicable
Isbn
9781415930953
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audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • s
Other control number
9781415930953
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digital
Publisher number
7029-CD
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unknown
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sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
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(OCoLC)63761952
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Label
Freakonomics : [a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything], Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An explanatory note -- Introduction: the hidden side of everything -- What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? -- How is the Ku Klux Klan like a group of real-estate agents? -- Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? -- Where have all the criminals gone? -- What makes a perfect parent? -- Perfect parenting, Part II; or : would a Roshanda by any other name smell as sweet? -- Epilogue : two paths to Harvard
Control code
63761952
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 audio discs (approximately 65 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415930953
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781415930953
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
7029-CD
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)63761952
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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