Steven Levitt

  • Economist
    Author, "Freakonomics"

Steven Levitt's Presentations

TEDGlobal 2005 July 2005

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Are children's carseats necessary?: Steven Levitt shares data that shows car seats are no more effective than seatbelts in protecting kids from dying in cars. However, during the Q&A, he makes one crucial caveat.

Are children's carseats necessary?: Steven Levitt shares data that shows car seats are no more effective than seatbelts in protecting kids from dying in cars. However, during the Q&A, he makes one crucial caveat.

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TED2004 February 2004

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Why do crack dealers still live with their moms?: Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isn't lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you.

Why do crack dealers still live with their moms?: Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isn't lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you.

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