This book is all about exploring the hidden side of everything. It covers a wide range of topics, from economics to child rearing, and attempts to answer some unconventional questions. The author, Steven D. Levitt, is an award-winning economist who uses unconventional methods to analyze data and arrives at some interesting conclusions. This revised edition includes new material that has been added in response to reader feedback.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to explore the hidden side of everything. It covers a wide range of topics, from economics to child rearing, so it’s perfect for anyone with an interest in any of these areas. The author, Steven D. Levitt, is an award-winning economist, so his insights and analysis are sure to be interesting and thought-provoking. If you’re looking for a fresh perspective on everyday subjects, then this book is definitely worth reading.
- It is interesting and informative
- The author uses unconventional methods to analyze data
- It covers a wide range of topics
- The book can be dense and difficult to read at times.
- It doesn’t always live up to its promise of exploring the hidden side of everything.
- Some of the conclusions reached by the author are controversial, and not everyone will agree with them.
Learn more about the author
Steven D. Levitt is an award-winning economist and author. He is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1992.
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