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General Information

Name:  Steven D. Levitt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1967


Illinois Connection

Levitt lives in Chicago and is a professor at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steven D. Levitt graduated from Harvard University in 1989 with his B.A. in economics, and received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1994. He is currently the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor and the director of The Becker Center on Price Theory at the University of Chicago. In 2004 he won the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded bi-annually by the American Economic Association to the most promising U.S. economist under the age of 40.

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