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English 101: Freakonomics: Home

Reviews and Articles

  • Stephen Dubner (2003), New York Times Magazine, The Economist of Odd Questions: Inside the Astonishingly Curious Mind of Steven D. Levitt
  • Profile of Steven Levitt in the Financial Times, 23 April 2005
  • "When Numbers Solve a Mystery," Book Review from the Wall Street Journal
  • Oops-onomics" Book Review from The Economist, December 3, 2005.
  • "Our Days Are Numbered," Book Review from the Washington Post, by Gregg Easterbrook. May 1, 2005. 
  • "Super Freak," Book Review from The New Republic, by Cass R. Sunstein. July 25, 2005. 

Articles about Freakonomics and the Topics Raised in Freakonomics


Welcome to the study guide for English 101 - Fall 2014. The focus of this guide is on library and internet resources that address the issues raised in Freakonmics.

Click on the tabs above for more information about the research resources available through the MVC Library on the web.Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding your research or using the library's resources.

What Is Freakonomics?

  • Official web site - Includes reviews, study guides and biographical information about the authors. 
  • Steven D. Levitt, Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago