Steven D. Levitt

Steven D. Levitt, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, was awarded the John Bates Clark medal, given to the most influential American economist under the age of forty. He is also a founder of The Greatest Good, which applies Freakonomics-style thinking to business and philanthropy.

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Steven D. Levitt

Books by Steven D. Levitt

by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner - Economics, Nonfiction

With more than 8,000 blog posts on, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner has gone through and picked the best of the best. You’ll discover what people lie about, and why; the best way to cut gun deaths; why it might be time for a sex tax; and, yes, when to rob a bank. 

by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt - Nonfiction

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have written their most revolutionary book yet --- THINK LIKE A FREAK. With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional analysis, they take us inside their thought process and teach us all to think a bit more productively, more creatively, more rationally --- to think, that is, like a Freak.