Many of you commented that Steven Levitt’s presentation at TED about the car seats was not exactly a wonderful piece of work. Cephyn pointed out that Levitt acknowledged this in his NYT spot.

So let’s look at an older TED talk by Levitt and get a better taste in our mouths. Hopefully.

Freakonomics author Steven Levitt presents new data on the finances of drug dealing. Contrary to popular myth, he says, being a street-corner crack dealer isn’t lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you.


  1. #1 cephyn
    July 3, 2008

    This was covered in detail in Freakonomics – which is worth reading for anyone who hasn’t and is interested in this sort of thing.

    Thanks for the mention. 🙂