FT Business Book of the Year

Best business books

All the books listed for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

Freakonomics by Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner


the book’s great strength is that it represents the oldest of Old Economics. Its lesson is a simple one: people, even employees and children, respond to incentives or disincentives. — Read the complete FT review


Cult bestseller, new buzz word… Freakonomics is at the heart of everything we see and do and the subjects that bedevil us daily: from parenting to crime, sport to politics, fat to cheating, fear to traffic jams.

Asking provocative and profound questions about human motivation and contemporary living and reaching some astonishing conclusions, Freakonomics will make you see the familiar world through a completely original lens.