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Stephen Dubner

Is Your Paycheck Killing You?

Posted 05.01.2012 | Business

Wish you could predict the exact moment when you're going to die? Well, you probably can't. But you might be able to get a hint thanks to the work of ...

Does Eating Local Actually Hurt The Environment?

Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

Does the recent passing of Earth Day have you thinking that you want to do more for the environment? One popular solution is to eat local, but accordi...

WATCH: 'Freakonomics' Author On Why Friends Don't Let Friends Walk Drunk

Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living

The dangers of drunk driving are well established -- according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, someone is dies in a car crash involving drinking eve...

Newsflash: We Need Fewer, Not More, College Grads?

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Justin Snider

One surefire way to get people's attention is to say the exact opposite of what everyone else is saying -- to claim that conventional wisdom is wrong. And sometimes, of course, conventional wisdom is wrong.

HuffPost Review: Freakonomics

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As anthology films go, Freakonomics is an entertaining -- if occasionally scattershot -- documentary. But then, that was the nature of the book by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, upon which the film was based.

ReThink Interview: Seth Gordon, Exec. Producer of Freakonomics

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I spoke to Gordon about applying Freakonomics, working with a group of celebrated documentarians, films that changed Gordon's life, and matters concerning Donkey Kong and the scripted remake of the King of Kong that is in the works.

Missing the SuperFreaking Point (and Ignoring the Business Case for Green)

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The authors of SuperFreakonomics fail to mention that the process of shifting to a low-carbon economy has enormous upsides completely aside from the benefits to climate balance.

SUPERFREAKONOMICS

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's the only thing that could top Freakonomics Meet the PROFESSORS, PROSTITUTES, DOCTORS, INVENTORS, PSYCOLOGISTS, and OTHER REAL-LIFE CHARACTER...

Inflation-Adjusted Stock Returns Show Dow : CJR

cjr.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By my math, that means, the Dow has returned 0.99 percent a year over the last 80 years. Yow! Audit Reader Edwin Hamilton also notes that the Dow has...