Tuesday, 2 August 2016

A collection of the best bits from "When to Rob a Bank"

I've just finished reading the latest book by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, "When to Rob a Bank ... and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants". Essentially it's a collection of their best blog posts from the Freakonomics blog. They rightly point out in the opening section that collecting blog posts together into a book is a bit like selling bottled water - selling something that can be obtained for free (or at least with a low opportunity cost).

To save you at least some of the opportunity cost of reading the whole book (which I do recommend - it's a much better read than their previous book), I've collected here links to what I think are the best bits from the book:


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