Economics‎ > ‎

Freakonomics Assignment

1. Read & write a summation and a personal opinion of each chapter. 

2. Freakonomics project, you will research one specific issue or idea that stood 
out for you while reading and investigate.

You will:
1. Locate an article (magazine article, journal article, newspaper article, etc..) in a reputable 
primary source; Google Scholar might be a good resource.
2. Find evidence that supports or refutes your chosen issue;
3. Consider your original evaluation of the chapter while searching for evidence;
4. Print a copy of the evidence you choose to discuss.

Explain: Once you have accumulated your evidence, write 1-2 pages explaining how your 
evidence supports (or refutes) the claim made by the author. In what way does this new 
information alter the way you think about the issue? Explain.