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Freakonomics Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Books that are similar to Freakonomics include:

Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell: This bestselling book uses data and scientific explanations to challenge commonly held assumptions about success.

• The books of Michael Lewis: Like Malcolm Gladwell, Michael Lewis enjoys upending conventional notions of success and other topics. His books include Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short.

Thinking Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman: This book examines how the human mind works, especially why people make certain decisions in opposition to rational logic.

The Undercover Economist, by Tim Harford: Like Freakonomics, this book applies economic theories to interesting topics in order to...

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