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Articles by Chapter:

Freakonomics:
Intro: Abortion Article
Chopsticks
Grade Inflation
Seemingly Insignificant (We’ll discuss #4)
AIDS as a Cancer Treatment?


Chapter 1: Teacher Cheating (In Georgia)
Ranking Teachers

Slavery in Sudan

Cheating? Rent Control


Chapter 2: Blow my own foot off?

Literally pay for not working out

Interesting pet insurance

Even more interesting pet insurance


Chapter 3: The effects of Minimum Wage

5 BS Complaints about Modern Life

Earning $1,000,000 a year

Odds of becoming a Pro

Stupid Criminals

Georgia Grade Inflation

Chapter 4: Which political party is better for the Economy?

The Market for Theater (READ THE FIRST COMMENT)

Crime is falling, still

Did Banning Lead Lower Crime Rates?

Dentists are scared of competition


Chapter 5: Pornography and Rape (I can’t believe we’re talking about this)

Buffett Tax

Apple's 2011 supplier report: child workers, bribes, "involuntary labor"

Microsoft is MORE Ethical than competitors??

Unintended Consequences of Health Care Reform


Chapter 6: Baby names

Paying for (Human) Eggs

Find out why neighborhood kids kicked balls over the walls of Osama's compound.

 

 

Superfreakonomics:
Chapter 1: Elasticity in Comics

Elasticity in Terrorism

Tuition based on Major

Licensed Witches

Katrina’s Silver Lining


Chapter 2: What’s wrong in this picture

Capitalist Prices?

Spot the Externality

Cash for Clunkers

Taxes 1 and 2


Chapter 3: School Report Cards

$27.5 Million Street Signs

My Kidney for a Ticket


Chapter 4: Crime is still falling

Who made that iPhone?

China Article


Chapter 5: Controversy and Chapter 5

 

 

 

 

Other articles you may wish to use:
"Whac-A-Mole"
$27.5 Million Street Signs

2-D Glasses (Seriously)

6 Socially Conscious Actions That Only Look Like They Help [Caution: From Cracked.com]

African Breadbasket

American Manufacturing

Asia GDP

Blow my own foot off?

Capitalism Disproven (The Onion)

Capitalist Prices?

Cash for Clunkers

China Article

Collective Bargaining for Public Employees?

Combining the effects of ALL transfer programs

Do Unions Work?

Does the new budget add to Debt?

Don’t let Ignorant People Vote

Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Elasticity and Comicbooks (Really nice site)

Elasticity and Terrorism

End of the Recession? - Unemployment Data

Food Inflation (not prices)

Good, Bad, and Walmart

Health Care Bill post Passage Summary

Health Vouchers for the Obese

Higher Taxes = Less Work

HOPE and Grade Inflation

How big are those budget cuts? (Caution: TERRIFYING)

How does the US corporate tax rate stack up?

How much does the government think your life is worth?

How poorly are Egyptians paid?

How we spend our day

I pity these fools

I’ll pay you to stop protesting

I’ll trade you my Kidney for a ticket

India’s Government won’t let Citizens Farm?

International Economic Overview Tool

iPad Job Killer?

Local Food Inefficiency

Marx was right?!?!

Michael Moore too?!?!?  (VERY relevant Mankiw Post)

Mistakes of “Left-Wing” Economists

Mistakes of “Right-Wing” Economists

My Wife is Wrong

Now that’s what I call inflation

Obama’s Budget Proposal

Obamacare One Year Later

Primates and Game Theory

Raise Payroll taxes to pay for Unemployment (Makes perfect sense)

Recent Job loss due to Minimum Wage

Recession Spending

School Report Cards

Snooki?

Spot the Externality

States Compared to Countries by GDP

Survey of Democrats, Republicans, and Economists

The Cost of your Gym Membership is Based on How Hard you Workout

The Market for Kidneys

There is NO Gender Wage Gap!?!

TurtleCalls

Understanding Poverty

USA and everyone else GDP growth

Wastebook

Watch a market grow

Weed-Firing Catapult (You read that right)

What does a $100,000,000 in budget cuts look like?

When the Debt is Due

Which country drinks the most Beer?

Which political party is better for the Economy?

Who made my iPhone and how guilty should I feel?

Who’s really Unemployed?

World Income Inequality

World Poverty

Zim Dollar Toilet Paper