Freakonomics Radio

by Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

Description

In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and pr...

In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of ev...

Episode name Description Released
What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) We explore votes for English, Indonesian, and … Esperanto! The search for a c... 09.20.2017
Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) There are 7,000 languages spoken on Earth. What are the costs — and benefits ... 09.13.2017
"How Much Brain Damage Do I Have?" John Urschel was the only player in the N.F.L. simultaneously getting a math ... 09.06.2017
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis (Rebroadcast) By some estimates, medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the U... 08.30.2017
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations (Rebroadcast) How do so many ineffective and even dangerous drugs make it to market? One re... 08.23.2017