Thursday, October 22, 2009

SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt

The sequel of famous bestseller book in 2006, Freakonomics .
SuperFreakonomics will be based largely upon the innovative research of Professor Levitt, who has tackled problems inside and outside the field of economics.
SuperFreakonomics gonna challenge the way we think all over again. 288 pages

Table of contents:
Introduction: Putting the Freak in Economics
Chapter 1: How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa?
Chapter 2: Why should suicide bombers buy life insurance?
Chapter 3: Unbelievable stories about apathy and altruism
Chapter 4: The fix is in---and it's cheap and simple
Chapter 5: What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common?

Explore and find the answer of these mystery unexposed reality.

-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?
-Did TV cause a rise in crime?
-What do hurricanes, heart attacks, and highway deaths have in common?
-Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness?
-Can eating kangaroo save the planet?
-Which adds more value: a pimp or a Realtor?

About the Author
Steven D. Levitt is a professor or economics at the University of Chicago and the recipient of the John Bates Clark medal, awarded to the most influential economist under the age of forty.

Stephen J. Dubner, a former writer and editor at The New York Times Magazine, is the author of Turbulent Souls (Choosing My Religion), Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper, and the children’s book The Boy With Two Belly Buttons.

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