When to rob a bank ... and 131 more warped suggestions and well-intended rants
|Format:||Book on CD 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies|
WhenFreakonomicswas initially published, the authors started a blog and they ve kept it up. The writing is more casual, more personal, even more outlandish than in their books. Now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the landmarkFreakonomics, comes this curated collection from the most readable economics blog in the world.
Why don t flight attendants get tipped? If you were a terrorist, how would you attack? And why does KFC always run out of fried chicken?
Over the past decade, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have published more than 8,000 blog posts on Freakonomics.com. Now the very best of this writing has been carefully curated into one volume, the perfect solution for the millions of readers who love all things Freakonomics.
Discover why taller people tend to make more money; why it s so hard to predict the Kentucky Derby winner; and why it might be time for a sex tax (if not a fat tax). You ll also learn a great deal about Levitt and Dubner s own quirks and passions. Surprising and erudite, eloquent and witty, When to Rob a Bankdemonstrates the brilliance that has made their books an international sensation. "
-- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Sociological aspects.
Blogs -- Social aspects.
|Publisher|| [New York, NY] :2015
Dubner, Stephen J.,
Bergmann, Erik, narrator.
Plummer, Thérèse, narrator.
Read by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, with Erik Bergmann and Therese Plummer.
Executive producer, Caitlin Garing ; directed by Paula Parker and Zane Birdwell.
7 audio discs (8 hrs., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.