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Steven Levitt:
Surprising stats about child carseats

TEDGlobal 2005 · 18:58 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Steven Levitt: Surprising stats about child carseats
18:58 · Filmed July 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005 · Subtitles available in 23 languages

Steven Levitt shares data that shows car seats are no more effective than seatbelts in protecting kids from dying in cars. However, during the question and answer session, he makes one crucial caveat.

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Steven Levitt's eye-opening Freakonomics took economic theory into the real world of suburban parenting and urban drug gangs, turning conventional wisdom upside-down. Full bio
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