Freakonomics - Book Summary

Steven D. Levitt , Stephen J. Dubner





Assume nothing, question everything. This is the message at the heart of Freakonomics, Levitt and Dubner's rule-breaking, iconoclastic book about crack dealers, cheating teachers and bizarre baby names that turned everyone's view of the world upside-down and became an international multi-million-copy-selling phenomenon.

'Prepare to be dazzled' Malcolm Gladwell 'A sensation ... you'll be stimulated, provoked and entertained. Of how many books can that be said?' Sunday Telegraph 'Has you chuckling one minute and gasping in amazement the next' Wall Street Journal 'Dazzling ... a delight' Economist 'Made me laugh out loud' Scotland on Sunday


What will you learn from this book

In this summary, you will learn:

1. How incentives and cheating go hand-in-hand with each other.

2. Why drug peddlers aren’t rich even though the business is lucrative.

3. How events perceived as insignificant can have unexpected results.

4. Why you might not be getting the best deal from your real-estate agent.

5. Swimming pool vs. guns: what is safer for children.

Language English
No of pages 20
Book Publisher i-Read Publications
Published Date 29 Feb 2020
Audio Book Length 00:18:55

About Author

Author : Stephen J. Dubner

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