Charles Wheelan

Topics: Chicago, National Public Radio, Public Radio International Pages: 1 (261 words) Published: May 22, 2013
Charles 'Charlie' Wheelan is the author of Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science, and was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate in the special election for Illinois's 5th congressional district, the seat vacated by Rahm Emanuel.[1] Contents [hide]

1 Journalist and Author
2 Works
3 See also
4 References
5 External links
Journalist and Author [edit]

Wheelan graduated from Dartmouth College, where he was a member of Alpha Delta fraternity. From 1997 to 2002, he was the Midwest correspondent for The Economist. He has also written for the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Finance. Wheelan is a regular contributor to the Motley Fool Radio Show on National Public Radio and to the Eight Forty-Eight program on WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio. Naked Economics, Wheelan's first book, is an introduction to economics for lay readers. And Wheelan's Naked Statistics (2013) is an introduction to statistics. He has also recently written "The Centrist Manifesto". Works [edit]

Books
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science, W. W. Norton, 2002. ISBN 0-393-04982-5 Revealing Chicago: An Aerial Portrait, Harry N. Abrams, 2005. ISBN 0-8109-5874-0 Introduction to Public Policy, W. W. Norton, 2010. ISBN 0-393-92665-6 10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said, W. W. Norton, 2012. ISBN 978-0-393-07431-4 Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, W. W. Norton, 2013. ISBN 978-0-393-07195-5 The Centrist Manifesto, W. W. Norton, 2013. ISBN 0-393-34687-0
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