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The Resource Super freakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

Super freakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

Label
Super freakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
Title
Super freakonomics
Title remainder
global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
Statement of responsibility
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Title variation
Superfreakonomics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Whether investigating a solution to global warming or explaining why the price of oral sex has fallen so drastically, Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling to show how people respond to incentives
Cataloging source
GZD
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Levitt, Steven D
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dubner, Stephen J
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  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
Super freakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "New York Times bestseller"--Cover
  • "The explosive follow-up to Freakonomics"--Cover
  • "With new material, including 16 pages of color illustrations and an author Q & A"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Putting the freak in economics -- How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? -- Why should suicide bombers buy life insurance? -- Unbelievable stories about apathy and altruism -- The fix is in--and it's cheap and simple -- What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common? -- Epilogue: Monkeys are people too
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 297 pages 16 unnumbered pages of color plates
Isbn
9780060889586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)727797362
Label
Super freakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance, Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Publication
Note
  • "New York Times bestseller"--Cover
  • "The explosive follow-up to Freakonomics"--Cover
  • "With new material, including 16 pages of color illustrations and an author Q & A"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Putting the freak in economics -- How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? -- Why should suicide bombers buy life insurance? -- Unbelievable stories about apathy and altruism -- The fix is in--and it's cheap and simple -- What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common? -- Epilogue: Monkeys are people too
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 297 pages 16 unnumbered pages of color plates
Isbn
9780060889586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)727797362

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