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Smart Girls Finish Last

Here’s an excerpt from an old Freakonomics podcast Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions.

DUBNER:  [...]Do you think women are penalized more for being smart or smarter than their peers than men are, and if so, on what dimensions?

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Marriage: The Freakonomics Version

Marriage has been the topic of the Freakonomics podcast for the last two weeks. And of course I was all over it. There were a couple of things I found interesting about the episodes. 721 more words


One hundred books to read. #13: Freakonomics

The authors of Freakonomics admit that the book has no central unifying theme, but it has: that people respond to incentives.

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