Excerpt from Freakonomics by Steven Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

Excerpt from Freakonomics by Steven Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

This guide, then, had been written from a tremendously specific worldview, dedicated to a few fundamental some ideas:

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The conventional knowledge is frequently wrong. (más…)