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, Freaks and Friends demonstrates the brilliance that has made their books an international sensation.do. We are subject to simulator checkrides every nine months to demonstrate knowledge, proficiency, and ability. How many surgeons have to take a physical exam every six months by the AMA in order to work? None! Airline pilots do. Fail your medical exam and youa#39;re ... We, the pilots, make it routine because we have skills, experience, and training like very few others. Gifted? No, not many of us are.
|Title||:||When to Rob a Bank|
|Author||:||Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2015-05-05|