Download Audiobook Freakonomics: Revised Edition by Steven D. Levitt in English

Freakonomics: Revised Edition

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Which is extra harmful: a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in widespread? Why do drug sellers nonetheless reside with their mothers? How a lot do dad and mom actually matter? How did the legalization of abortion have an effect on the speed of violent crime?These might not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. However Steven D. Levitt just isn’t a typical economist. He’s a much-heralded scholar who research the riddles of on a regular basis life, from dishonest and crime to sports activities and child-rearing, and whose conclusions flip the standard knowledge on its head. Thus the brand new discipline of examine contained on this audiobook: Freakonomics.Levitt and co-author Stephen J. Dubner present that economics is, at root, the examine of incentives: how folks get what they need, or want, particularly when different folks need or want the identical factor. In Freakonomics, they discover the hidden aspect of…effectively, every thing. The interior working of a crack gang…the reality about real-estate brokers…the secrets and techniques of the Klu Klux Klan.What unites all these tales is a perception that the fashionable world is much more intriguing than we expect. All it takes is a brand new method of wanting, and Freakonomics will redefine the best way we view the fashionable world.

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