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Post Tagged 'Freakonomics'

Does capitalism reduce violence?

Trading $ for groceries > Murdering people and stealing their food It’s been said before, but it’s certainly worth saying again. Not only does the free market lead to material wealth, but it reduces violence. Continue Reading...

Thinking Small To Make Big Changes

Stephen Dubner, one-half of the Freakonomics team, knows that tackling big issues can big problems, and that’s often why big issues (think: poverty) don’t get solved. Dubner’s thought? Think small. Don’t try to solve everything; solve one thing. Continue Reading...