I’ve been reading the book SuperFreakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like its predecessor, Freakonomics by the same authors, SuperFreakonomics is unputdownable once you start reading it. What’s great about this book is that it argues against many things we believe to be true. Using statistics and challenging established wisdom, Levitt and Dubner make compelling… Continue reading SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance (Book Review)
Consumers, Confidence & the Economy: What You Can Do to Help
We individual consumers should, as a community, take steps to support and strengthen the U.S. and global economy. People’s confidence and our actions resulting from it are an important factor in rescuing and rebuilding the economy. Yes, we need to be cautious about spending and should save money during this economic time, but we need… Continue reading Consumers, Confidence & the Economy: What You Can Do to Help
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Book Review)
I just completed Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner and found it an interesting book. (I listened to the unabridged audio book edition.) This is a book written for the mass market written in a sensationalist style. If you are looking to learn about economics or are looking for facts proven by rigorous scientific… Continue reading Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Book Review)
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