Steven Levitt News
‘Top Line’ at the Movies: ‘Freakonomics’
Five years after “Freakonomics” became a surprise bestseller, with its unique insights that merge economics with popular culture, now comes “Freakonomics” the documentary.
Lack of Estate Tax in 2010: Now Cheaper to Die?
Well, 2010 has arrived -- and because Congress devoted so much effort toward health care reform, we may have ourselves some death panels after all. While critics have dismissed Sarah Palin's "death panels" to dole out medical care as fiction, a tax loophole may in fact give the heirs of some
Hawking From the Grave: a Tribute or a Disgrace?
Chris Farley Joins Cast of Deceased Performers Who Have Something to Sell You
Could Your Doc's Tie Make You Sick?
Steven Levitt and Stephen governors last book free economics has sold nearly three million copies worldwide their formula. You take a complex fascinating topic and break it down any unique irresistible way they're new book. Super free economics takes on a range of issues from the economy of
Do We Really Only Care About Ourselves?
What Makes People Give? Economists Say Charity Almost Always Has Strings Attached
5 Simple Solutions to Global Problems
How to Combat Global Warming, Malaria, Hurricanes, and Save the Polar Bears Too
Are You Born Great or Made Great?
'SuperFreakonomics' Authors Say 'Raw Talent and Genius Are Vastly Overrated'
Turning Conventional Wisdom Upside Down “20/20” Reports on “Superfreakonomics” airing Friday, October 23
How can a doctor’s tie kill you? Can a simple hose stop global warming? Who has gained the most out of women’s liberation – a teacher, a trader, a coach or a call girl? Such are the questions that swirl...
Hand Washing Rate Low Among Doctors
Actress Nearly Died From 'Flesh-Eating Disease;' 'SuperFreakonomics' Authors Say Hospital Infections Are Preventable