SuperFreakonomics: The Sequel to Freakonomics

SuperFreakonomics is the sequel to the already best selling novel, Freakonomics.  This sequel has a similar take on the first in that the "rogue" economist Steve Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner are out to prove certain theories they have came up with through the use of economics and ingenious calculations and data crunching.  As is stated in the introduction and author's notes, in this particular novel these two are out to prove that every person's actions are done for the same reason... to get a reward.  Also, they believe that everyone's problems or perplexing questions can be answered and solved by using economics.  Being more interested in science and history this book sparked my interest as did the first one Freakonomics. 

Have you ever wondered "Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance" or maybe how prostitution is a legitimate business?  If you have then this is the book for you.  Levitt and Dubner are on a mission to prove to you all this and more.  Through there economics based theories and perseverance they WILL prove to you how all this is true and shed some light on some very interesting theories.  If you do not know if you want to read this book or this blog post gets you interested, start with the first one Freakonomics and you'll be hooked, trust me.

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