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Superfreakonomics by Steven J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt

Synopsis: Subtitled “Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance.” Review: In Superfreakonomics, economist Levitt and journalist Dubner use principles of economics to understand the vagaries of human behavior. As they put it, human beings respond to incentives, and through looking at some very fascinating studies they show over and over…