RALEIGH — North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.

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Which do you think is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their parents? Which matters more, nature or nurture?

These aren’t the questions you think of when you think of economists. But they are just the type of questions that Steven D. Levitt started asking in his book, “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything.” 

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