Charles J. Wheelan
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Charles J. Wheelan

Former correspondent for The Economist, current columnist for Yahoo!, and professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, Charles Wheelan lives in Chicago with his family.

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    • Naked Statistics

    • Stripping the Dread from the Data
    • By: Charles Wheelan
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,257
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,935
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,926

    Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called "sexy"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Basic, but very well explained

    • By Philo on 05-17-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Naked Economics

    • Undressing the Dismal Science
    • By: Charles Wheelan
    • Narrated by: Kerin McCue
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383

    In Naked Economics, journalist Charles Wheelan does “the impossible”—he makes economic principles relevant, interesting and fun....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For econ class

    • By nooie on 11-28-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Naked Money

    • A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters
    • By: Charles Wheelan
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    Consider the $20 bill. It has no more value, as a simple slip of paper, than Monopoly money. Yet even children recognize that tearing one into small pieces is an act of inconceivable stupidity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, Witty, Easy to Understand, & Well Read!

    • By Ken Beller on 04-30-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Centrist Manifesto

    • By: Charles Wheelan
    • Narrated by: Charles Wheelan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    A vision - and detailed road map to power - for a new party that will champion America’s rational center....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read for all rational americans

    • By CM on 09-15-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said

    • By: Charles Wheelan
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The antidote to those cotton-candy platitudes that are all too familiar to anyone who’s ever worn a mortarboard, Wheelan’s 10 head-turning aphorisms....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Mark on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $6.95

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