April 20, 2014

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The field of economics can study more than the workings of economies or businesses, it can also help explore human behaviour in how it reacts to incentives. Economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner host an anthology of documentaries that examines how people react to opportunities to gain, wittingly or otherwise. The subjects include the possible role a person's name has for their success in life, why there is so much cheating in an honour bound sport like sumo wrestling, and what h...