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 Does a C.E.O. Actually Do? They're paid a fortune — but for what, exactly? What makes a good C.E.O. — an... 01.17.2018
How to Be a Modern Democrat — and Win Gina Raimondo, the governor of tiny Rhode Island, has taken on unions, booste... 01.10.2018
Why Is My Life So Hard? (Rebroadcast) Most of us feel we face more headwinds and obstacles than everyone else — whi... 01.03.2018
Trust Me (Rebroadcast) Societies where people trust one another are healthier and wealthier. In the ... 12.27.2017
Make Me a Match (Rebroadcast) Sure, markets generally work well. But for some transactions — like school ad... 12.20.2017