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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Freakonomics

Steven Levitt
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Chicago - This is the location of the crack-gang that the authors analyze.

New York City - A precipitous violent crime drop in this location is attributed to creative policing tactics enacted by the mayor and police commissioner.

Haifa, Israel - This location is the site of a series of day-cares analyzed in the book.

California Birth Certificate Information - A Harvard economist develops an exhaustive database using information gathered from here.

The Weakest Link - A study of trends from this focuses on discrimination based on race and age.


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