Steven D. Levitt
The William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago
About Professor Steve Levitt
Steve Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. He is the Co-Founder of The Center for Radical Innovation for Social Change (RISC) and he directs the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory. Steve co-authored Freakonomics, which spent over 2 years on the New York Times Best Seller list and has sold more than 5 million copies worldwide. SuperFreakonomics, released in 2009, includes brand new research on topics from terrorism to prostitution to global warming. Steve is also the co-author of the popular Freakonomics Blog.