Abortion and Crime, Revisited (Ep. 384)

...Decades,” by John J. Donohue and Steven D. Levitt (The National Bureau of Economic Research, 2019). “The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime,” by John J. Donohue and Steven D....

How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions (Ep. 308)

...episode, see the links at the bottom of this post. * * * Stephen J. DUBNER: You ready? Steven LEVITT: OK . We’re real. We’re live? DUBNER: You love radio,...

Why Uber Is an Economist’s Dream (Ep. 258)

...STEVEN LEVITT: Hey, Dubner! How are you? DUBNER: Good. Nice to see you in New York. LEVITT: It’s great to be in New York. DUBNER: Rare treat for me. LEVITT:...

Freakonomics: What Went Right? Responding to Wrong-Headed Attacks

...Duggan and Steven D. Levitt, “Assessing Differences in Skill Across Emergency Room Physicians,” working paper. “Identifying Terrorists Using Banking Data,” Steven D. Levitt and A. Danger Powers, working paper. Steven...

How Rahm Emanuel Would Run the World (Ep. 415)

...But over time, podcasting became a real thing. Levitt, meanwhile, kept doing all the things an economics professor does; this includes writing academic papers. And you may recall that Levitt...