Steven D. Levitt

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Biography

Co-Author of the phenomenal bestselling business book Freakonomics, and Winner of the highly esteemed John Bates Clark Medal, as the most influential economist in America under the age of 40, Steven D. Levitt not only discusses the financial crisis in simple terms that anyone can understand, he also works with businesses to apply his Freakonomics approach (combining data, economic theory, and unorthodox thinking) to the business world.

Superfreakonomics, the highly anticipated follow-up to Freakonomics was released on October 20, 2009. Superfreakonomics offers an entirely new set of lessons to be learned. The book will delve into the biggest issues of our time, such as healthcare, terrorism, global warming, the current financial crisis, and much more. A full-blown media and book tour will begin in October and Steven Levitt, along with co-author Stephen Levitt, will be featured on some of the nation's most watched programs, such as Good Morning America, 20/20, Charlie Rose, and many more, as everyone wants to hear what new wisdom will be revealed in Superfreakonomics!

Speaking Topics

Freakonomics - Unconventional Thinking for an Unpredictable Economy
Stephen Levitt talks about the importance of using unconventional thinking to address the pros and cons of your current business model and how to succeed as well as excel in the midst of the current economic crisis. He works with business audiences to apply his Freakonomics approach (combining data, economic theory, and unorthodox thinking) to the business world and how this type of creative, out-of-the box thinking can help businesses shine in an unstable market. Steve Levitt shows audiences that economics (and ultimately business) is about incentives - how people can get what they want or need, especially when other people want or need the same thing.

Superfreakonomics
Steven Levitt's engaging and illuminating unconventional wisdom continues with his Superfreakonomics presentation, which delves deeper into topics as divergent as terrorism, global warming, healthcare and the economy. Offering new insight into some off the most interesting chapters of Superfreakonomics, Steven Levitt will captivate your audience from start to finish.

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