The freakonomics of McDonalds vs. drugs | Steven Levitt

Watch on YouTube

Show annotations

2,054,854

22,276

932

Genre: Science & Technology

Family friendly? Yes

Wilson score: 0.9572

Rating: 4.8394 / 5

Engagement: 1.13%

TED

Subscribe | 14M

Shared January 16, 2007

http://www.ted.com 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 isnt lucrative: It pays below minimum wage. And your boss can kill you.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes -- including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10