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I began writing for forbes in 2010 it was just as the economy was starting to perk up and a fascinating time to cover the stock market, which i did for three months until i switched beats in. For me, freakonomics helped ignite curiosity and evaluation of both every day and unusual, rare events now four years later, levitt and dubner have released their follow up book—the aptly named superfreakonimcs. The latest tweets from arthur charpentier (@freakonometrics) artisan de la donnée surreptitious economist & born-again mathematician fellow actuary & (coffee and) data addict professor & researcher in montréal, canada montréal, québec. A review of freakonomics consequently, instead of devoting the second half of the essay to a careful evaluation of the myriad claims made by dubner and levitt, i instead turn to address the key premises that underly the book: 3 “economics is a science with excellent tools for gaining answers but a serious shortage of.
The new york times bestselling freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything then came superfreakonomics, a documentary film, an award-winning podcast, and more now, with think like a freak, steven d levitt and stephen j dubner have written. Here are questions to guide your evaluation process: contributor/author is the author well known and frequently published are there any reviews available for the author's work how easy is it to find contact information for the author publisher.
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