Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt had a mega-bestseller a few years ago called “Freakonomics,” so naturally they were asked to do a sequel. “SuperFreakonomics” has just hit the book shelves, and Dubner joined me to talk about it.
We discussed their controversial conclusions regarding climate change and the recent questions about e-mails between scientists regarding global warming and how they affect the debate. We also talked about how they followed up their earlier piece on the economics of drug dealers with a new section on prostitutes and pimps (how do you go about gathering that data, anyway?).
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