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Talking 'Freakonomics' with Steven Levitt

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Talking 'Freakonomics' with Steven Levitt

Talking 'Freakonomics' with Steven Levitt

Talking 'Freakonomics' with Steven Levitt

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Why should you avoid using the word "spacious" if you're trying to sell your house? What happens when you build a bagel business on the honor system? Why is Hong Kong a good place to place your bet if you're betting on the horses?

Economist Steven Levitt shares some unconventional insight from his book Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything.