Superfreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Steven D. Levitt

Superfreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Author: Steven D. Levitt
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Book Title
Superfreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Author
Steven D. Levitt
ISBN
9780060889586
Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics--the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times bestseller. Based on revolutionary research and original studies SuperFreakonomics promises to once again challenge your students' view of the way the world really works.Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and captivating storytelling to show students the hidden side of everything with such questions as: - How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? - Why are doctors so bad at washing their hands? - How much good do car seats do? - What's the best way to catch a terrorist? "Thank goodness Levitt and Dubner] are back--with wisdom, wit and, most of all, powerful economic insight. . . . They] wryly, humorously and almost sadistically remind us that we are slaves to our own failures to parse situations into basic economic components."--Los Angeles TimesBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. DubnerPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 05/24/2011ISBN: 9780060889586Pages: 297Weight: 0.58lbsSize: 8.01h x 5.29w x 0.83dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149075 / Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life inReading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 13

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics--the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times bestseller. Based on revolutionary research and original studies SuperFreakonomics promises to once again challenge your students' view of the way the world really works.

Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and captivating storytelling to show students the hidden side of everything with such questions as:

- How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa?

- Why are doctors so bad at washing their hands?

- How much good do car seats do?

- What's the best way to catch a terrorist?

"Thank goodness Levitt and Dubner] are back--with wisdom, wit and, most of all, powerful economic insight. . . . They] wryly, humorously and almost sadistically remind us that we are slaves to our own failures to parse situations into basic economic components."--Los Angeles Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 05/24/2011
ISBN: 9780060889586
Pages: 297
Weight: 0.58lbs
Size: 8.01h x 5.29w x 0.83d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149075 / Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life in
Reading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 13

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics--the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times bestseller. Based on revolutionary research and original studies SuperFreakonomics promises to once again challenge your students' view of the way the world really works.

Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and captivating storytelling to show students the hidden side of everything with such questions as:

- How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa?

- Why are doctors so bad at washing their hands?

- How much good do car seats do?

- What's the best way to catch a terrorist?

"Thank goodness Levitt and Dubner] are back--with wisdom, wit and, most of all, powerful economic insight. . . . They] wryly, humorously and almost sadistically remind us that we are slaves to our own failures to parse situations into basic economic components."--Los Angeles Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 05/24/2011
ISBN: 9780060889586
Pages: 297
Weight: 0.58lbs
Size: 8.01h x 5.29w x 0.83d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 149075 / Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life in
Reading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 13