Steven D. Levitt

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General Information

Name: Steven D. Levitt

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1967




Illinois Connection

Levitt lives in Chicago and is a professor at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steven D. Levitt graduated from Harvard University in 1989 with his B.A. in economics, and received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1994. He is currently the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor and the director of The Becker Center on Price Theory at the University of Chicago. In 2004 he won the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded bi-annually by the American Economic Association to the most promising U.S. economist under the age of 40.

Published Works

  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything , William Morrow, 2005 - Stephen J. Dubner
  • SuperFreakonomics, Illustrated edition: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, William Morrow, 2010 - written with Stephen J. Dubner
  • Think Like a Freak, William Morrow, 2014 - written with Stephen J. Dubner
  • When to Rob a Bank: ... And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants, William Morrow, 2016 - written with Stephen J. Dubner

Titles at Your Library

Freakonomics - - A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything

ISBN: 0739462563
Release Date: 2005

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