Date: Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017, 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM
March 28 2017
The Westin Cincinnati
21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
Mr. Nicholas Vehr, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Economics Center, cordially invites you to our
2017 Annual Awards Event
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Bob Castellini, CEO, Cincinnati Reds
Economic Empowerment Award Recipient
Stephen Dubner, Co-Author, Freakonomics
About Stephen Dubner
Stephen J. Dubner is an award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality. He is best-known as co-author of the books in the Freakonomics series, including Freakonomics, SuperFreakonomics, Think Like a Freak and When to Rob a Bank. They have sold more than 7 million copies in more than 40 countries. Dubner is also the host of the Freakonomics Radio podcast, which gets 5 million downloads a month.
Freakonomics, published in 2005, was an instant international bestseller and cultural phenomenon. SuperFreakonomics followed in 2009, to similar acclaim, and in 2010 a documentary film version of Freakonomics was chosen as the closing film of the Tribeca Film Festival. The third book in the Freak trilogy, Think Like a Freak, was published in 2014 and immediately took up a long residency near the top of international bestseller lists. In 2015, marking the 10 year anniversary of this phenomenal series, When to Rob a Bank was published as a collection of the most popular Freakonomics.com blog posts.
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- Individual tickets include drinks and hors d'evours at the cocktail reception from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. and general seating for the program.
- VIP tickets include admission to the VIP reception with Mr. Castellini from 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m., drinks and hors d'evours at the cocktail reception, and general seating for the program.