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

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

Label
Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
Title
Superfreakonomics
Title remainder
global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
Statement of responsibility
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Title variation
Super freakonomics
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Language
eng
Summary
Whether investigating a solution to global warming or explaining why the price of oral sex has fallen so drastically, Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling to show how people respond to incentives
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DLC
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Levitt, Steven D
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dubner, Stephen J
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  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-256) and index
Contents
Introduction. Putting the freak in economics -- 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
Control code
317925384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 270 p.
Isbn
9780060889579
Lccn
2009035852
Label
Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-256) and index
Contents
Introduction. Putting the freak in economics -- 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
Control code
317925384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 270 p.
Isbn
9780060889579
Lccn
2009035852

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