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Freakonomics

Un Economista Politicamente Incorrecto Explora el Lado Oculta de lo Que Nos Afecta

Freakonomics( )
Author: Dubner, Stephen J.
Levitt, Steven D.
ISBN:978-84-666-2512-8
Publication Date:Aug 2007
Publisher:Ediciones B
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration between Levitt...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 6 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.73 Pounds
Author Biography
Dubner, Stephen J. (Author)
While attending Appalachian State University, Stephen J. Dubner started a rock band that was signed to Arista Records. He eventually stopped playing music to earn an M.F.A. in writing at Columbia University, where he also taught in the English Department. He was an editor and writer at New York magazine and The New York Times before leaving to focus on writing books.

He is the coauthor, with Steven D. Levitt, of Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. It won the inaugural Quill Award for best business book and a Visionary Award from the National Council on Economic Education. He also wrote SuperFreakonomics and Think Like a Freak with Steven D. Levitt. His other works include Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return to His Jewish Family, Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper, and The Boy with Two Belly Buttons.

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