Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

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table_of_contents Introduction: Putting the freak in economics -- How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? -- Why should suicide bombers buy life insurance? -- Unbelievable stories about apathy and altruism -- The fix is in--and it's cheap and simple -- What do Al Gore and Mount Pinatubo have in common? -- Epilogue: Monkeys are people too.
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title Superfreakonomics : Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
title_display Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
title_full SuperFreakonomics Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, Superfreakonomics : global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance / Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, Superfreakonomics Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
title_short Superfreakonomics :
title_sort superfreakonomics global cooling, patriotic prostitutes, and why suicide bombers should buy life insurance
title_sub Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
topic Business, Economics Psychological aspects, Economics Sociological aspects, Nonfiction
topic_facet Business, Economics, Nonfiction, Psychological aspects, Sociological aspects