A ROGUE ECONOMIST EXPLORES THE HIDDEN SIDE OF EVERYTHING.
What do estate agents and the Ku Klux Klan have in common? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? How can your name affect how well you do in life?
The answer, Freakonomics. It’s at the heart of everything we do and the things that affect us daily, from sex to crime, parenting to politics, fat to cheating, fear to traffic jams. And it’s all about using information about the world around us to get to the heart of what’s really happening under the surface of everyday life.
Now updated with the author’s New York Times columns and blog entries, this cult bestseller will show you how, by unravelling your life’s secret codes, you can discover a totally new way of seeing the world.
Authored by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner. Published by Penguin of London in 2006. Soft cover bound, this Revised Edition is in Fine condition, covered in plastic with an illustrated cover. The size of the book is 197x128x19mm, with 320 pages including the index. ISBN 9780141019017. Appears unread. A blank “Ex Libris ” covers a previous gift inscription. Fascinating stories!