TitleDate
Why We Choke Under Pressure (and How Not To)Jul 19, 2018 Listen
People Aren’t Dumb. The World Is Hard.Jul 12, 2018 Listen
The Future of Freakonomics RadioJul 03, 2018 Listen
In Praise of Incrementalism (Rebroadcast)Jun 28, 2018 Listen
In Praise of Maintenance (Rebroadcast)Jun 21, 2018 Listen
How to Catch World Cup FeverJun 14, 2018 Listen
How to Build a Smart CityJun 07, 2018 Listen
How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Rebroadcast)May 31, 2018 Listen
The Most Vilified Industry in America Is Also the Most CharitableMay 24, 2018 Listen
Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad?May 17, 2018 Listen
5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably MisusingMay 10, 2018 Listen
Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast)May 03, 2018 Listen
The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever AttemptedApr 26, 2018 Listen
Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2)Apr 19, 2018 Listen
Why the Trump Tax Cuts are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1)Apr 12, 2018 Listen
Extra: Ray Dalio Full InterviewApr 09, 2018 Listen
The Invisible PawApr 05, 2018 Listen
Extra: Mark Zuckerberg Full InterviewApr 02, 2018 Listen
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Rebroadcast)Mar 29, 2018 Listen
Extra: Carol Bartz Full InterviewMar 26, 2018 Listen
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money (Rebroadcast)Mar 22, 2018 Listen
Extra: Jack Welch Full InterviewMar 19, 2018 Listen
How to Train Your Dragon ChildMar 15, 2018 Listen
Extra: Satya Nadella Full InterviewMar 12, 2018 Listen
Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About ItMar 08, 2018 Listen
Extra: David Rubenstein Full InterviewMar 05, 2018 Listen
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? (Rebroadcast)Mar 01, 2018 Listen
Extra: Richard Branson Full InterviewFeb 26, 2018 Listen
​Letting GoFeb 22, 2018 Listen
After the Glass Ceiling, a Glass CliffFeb 15, 2018 Listen
It’s Your Problem NowFeb 08, 2018 Listen
What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap?Feb 06, 2018 Listen
An Egghead’s Guide to the Super Bowl (Rebroadcast)Feb 03, 2018 Listen
“I Wasn’t Stupid Enough to Say This Could Be Done Overnight”Feb 01, 2018 Listen
How to Become a C.E.O.Jan 25, 2018 Listen
What Does a C.E.O. Actually Do?Jan 18, 2018 Listen
How to Be a Modern Democrat — and WinJan 11, 2018 Listen
Why Is My Life So Hard? (Rebroadcast)Jan 04, 2018 Listen
Trust Me (Rebroadcast)Dec 28, 2017 Listen
Make Me a Match (Rebroadcast)Dec 21, 2017 Listen
Not Your Grandmother’s I.M.F.Dec 14, 2017 Listen
Why Is the Live-Event Ticket Market So Screwed Up?Dec 07, 2017 Listen
Are We Running Out of Ideas?Nov 30, 2017 Listen
Is America Ready for a “No-Lose Lottery”? (Update)Nov 23, 2017 Listen
Nurses to the Rescue!Nov 16, 2017 Listen
How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked QuestionsNov 09, 2017 Listen
Why Is There So Much Ground Beef in the World? (Special Feature)Nov 07, 2017 Listen
Thinking Is Expensive. Who’s Supposed to Pay for It?Nov 02, 2017 Listen
How to Launch a Behavior-Change RevolutionOct 26, 2017 Listen
The Demonization of GlutenOct 19, 2017 Listen
What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them?Oct 12, 2017 Listen
Time to Take Back the Toilet (Rebroadcast)Oct 05, 2017 Listen
“Tell Me Something I Don't Know” on the topic of Behavior Change (Special Feature)Oct 01, 2017 Listen
Why Larry Summers Is the Economist Everyone Hates to LoveSep 28, 2017 Listen
Why Learn Esperanto? (Special Feature)Sep 26, 2017 Listen
What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)Sep 21, 2017 Listen
Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)Sep 14, 2017 Listen
"How Much Brain Damage Do I Have?"Sep 07, 2017 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis (Rebroadcast)Aug 31, 2017 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations (Rebroadcast)Aug 24, 2017 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 (Rebroadcast)Aug 17, 2017 Listen
What Are You Waiting For? (Rebroadcast)Aug 10, 2017 Listen
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask)Aug 03, 2017 Listen
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your MoneyJul 27, 2017 Listen
These Shoes Are Killing Me!Jul 20, 2017 Listen
When Helping HurtsJul 13, 2017 Listen
The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From MarriageJul 06, 2017 Listen
The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast)Jun 29, 2017 Listen
Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 2)Jun 23, 2017 Listen
Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 1)Jun 22, 2017 Listen
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" on the topic of RivalryJun 20, 2017 Listen
Evolution, AcceleratedJun 15, 2017 Listen
He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet.Jun 08, 2017 Listen
How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns?Jun 01, 2017 Listen
Are the Rich Really Less Generous Than the Poor?May 25, 2017 Listen
Hoopers! Hoopers! Hoopers!May 18, 2017 Listen
How Big is My Penis? (And Other Things We Ask Google)May 11, 2017 Listen
Food + Science = Victory! (Rebroadcast)May 04, 2017 Listen
There’s a War on Sugar. Is It Justified?Apr 27, 2017 Listen
Is Income Inequality Inevitable? (Earth 2.0 Series)Apr 20, 2017 Listen
What Would Our Economy Look Like? (Earth 2.0 Series)Apr 13, 2017 Listen
Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others?Apr 06, 2017 Listen
Big Returns from Thinking SmallMar 30, 2017 Listen
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” on the topic of Collections.Mar 28, 2017 Listen
How Safe Is Your Job? (Rebroadcast)Mar 23, 2017 Listen
Why Is My Life So Hard?Mar 16, 2017 Listen
Chuck E. Cheese’s: Where a Kid Can Learn Price TheoryMar 09, 2017 Listen
The Taboo TrifectaMar 02, 2017 Listen
No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects IndustryFeb 23, 2017 Listen
Professor Hendryx vs. Big CoalFeb 16, 2017 Listen
How to Get More Grit in Your Life (Rebroadcast)Feb 09, 2017 Listen
An Egghead’s Guide to the Super BowlFeb 02, 2017 Listen
Did China Eat America’s Jobs?Jan 26, 2017 Listen
Is the American Dream Really Dead?Jan 19, 2017 Listen
Trevor Noah Has a Lot to SayJan 12, 2017 Listen
The Men Who Started a Thinking RevolutionJan 05, 2017 Listen
How to Become Great at Just About Anything (Rebroadcast)Dec 29, 2016 Listen
How to Be More Productive (Rebroadcast)Dec 22, 2016 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by DiagnosisDec 15, 2016 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and TribulationsDec 08, 2016 Listen
Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6Dec 01, 2016 Listen
The No-Tipping Point (Rebroadcast)Nov 24, 2016 Listen
How to Make a Bad DecisionNov 17, 2016 Listen
Introducing Stephen J. Dubner's new podcast, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know"Nov 15, 2016 Listen
Trust MeNov 10, 2016 Listen
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast)Nov 09, 2016 Listen
The White House Gets Into the Nudge BusinessNov 03, 2016 Listen
In Praise of IncrementalismOct 27, 2016 Listen
In Praise of MaintenanceOct 20, 2016 Listen
This Is Your Brain on PodcastsOct 13, 2016 Listen
How To Win A Nobel Prize (Rebroadcast)Oct 06, 2016 Listen
Why Are We Still Using Cash?Sep 29, 2016 Listen
Has the U.S. Presidency Become a Dictatorship?Sep 22, 2016 Listen
Ten Signs You Might Be a LibertarianSep 15, 2016 Listen
Why Uber Is an Economist’s DreamSep 08, 2016 Listen
The Future (Probably) Isn’t as Scary as You ThinkSep 01, 2016 Listen
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast)Aug 25, 2016 Listen
Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush (Rebroadcast)Aug 18, 2016 Listen
What Are You Waiting For?Aug 11, 2016 Listen
Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? (Rebroadcast)Aug 04, 2016 Listen
Ten Ideas to Make Politics Less RottenJul 28, 2016 Listen
What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?Jul 21, 2016 Listen
Is the Internet Being Ruined?Jul 14, 2016 Listen
Confessions of a Pothole PoliticianJul 07, 2016 Listen
The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast)Jun 30, 2016 Listen
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast)Jun 23, 2016 Listen
Why Do We Really Follow the News? (Rebroadcast)Jun 16, 2016 Listen
Are We in a Mattress-Store Bubble?Jun 09, 2016 Listen
Why Does Everyone Hate Flying? And Other Questions Only a Pilot Can AnswerJun 02, 2016 Listen
The Longest Long ShotMay 26, 2016 Listen
How to Be Tim FerrissMay 19, 2016 Listen
How to Win Games and Beat PeopleMay 12, 2016 Listen
How to Get More Grit in Your LifeMay 05, 2016 Listen
Being Malcolm GladwellMay 02, 2016 Listen
How to Become Great at Just About AnythingApr 28, 2016 Listen
How to Be More ProductiveApr 21, 2016 Listen
Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income?Apr 14, 2016 Listen
Are Payday Loans Really as Evil as People Say?Apr 07, 2016 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Rebroadcast)Mar 31, 2016 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Rebroadcast)Mar 24, 2016 Listen
Yes, the American Economy Is in a Funk -- But Not for the Reasons You ThinkMar 17, 2016 Listen
The No-Tipping PointMar 11, 2016 Listen
The United States of Cory BookerMar 03, 2016 Listen
Ask Not What Your Podcast Can Do for YouFeb 25, 2016 Listen
How Can This Possibly Be True?Feb 18, 2016 Listen
Who Needs Handwriting?Feb 11, 2016 Listen
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy Steps (Rebroadcast)Feb 04, 2016 Listen
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? (Rebroadcast)Jan 28, 2016 Listen
Do Boycotts Work?Jan 21, 2016 Listen
How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the FutureJan 14, 2016 Listen
The True Story of the Gender Pay GapJan 07, 2016 Listen
When Willpower Isn’t Enough (Rebroadcast)Dec 31, 2015 Listen
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition (Rebroadcast)Dec 24, 2015 Listen
Is Migration a Basic Human Right?Dec 17, 2015 Listen
The Cheeseburger DietDec 10, 2015 Listen
Ben Bernanke Gives Himself a GradeDec 03, 2015 Listen
Why Do People Keep Having Children? (Rebroadcast)Nov 26, 2015 Listen
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late?Nov 19, 2015 Listen
Should Everyone Be in a Rock Band?Nov 12, 2015 Listen
Food + Science = VictoryNov 05, 2015 Listen
Am I Boring You?Oct 29, 2015 Listen
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying (Rebroadcast)Oct 22, 2015 Listen
How To Win A Nobel PrizeOct 15, 2015 Listen
Should Kids Pay Back Their Parents for Raising Them?Oct 08, 2015 Listen
Meet the Woman Who Said Women Can’t Have It AllOct 01, 2015 Listen
How Did the Belt Win?Sep 24, 2015 Listen
“I Don't Know What You've Done With My Husband, But He's a Changed Man.”Sep 17, 2015 Listen
Preventing Crime for Pennies on the DollarSep 10, 2015 Listen
The Harvard President Will See You NowSep 03, 2015 Listen
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset?Aug 27, 2015 Listen
How to Make a Smart TV AdAug 20, 2015 Listen
The Dangers of Safety (Rebroadcast)Aug 13, 2015 Listen
Why Do We Really Follow the News?Aug 06, 2015 Listen
How to Create SuspenseJul 30, 2015 Listen
Aziz Ansari Needs Another ToothbrushJul 23, 2015 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2Jul 16, 2015 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1Jul 09, 2015 Listen
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast)Jul 02, 2015 Listen
Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees?Jun 25, 2015 Listen
Make Me a MatchJun 18, 2015 Listen
Making Sex Offenders Pay -- and Pay and Pay and PayJun 11, 2015 Listen
Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do?Jun 04, 2015 Listen
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Rebroadcast)May 28, 2015 Listen
Failure Is Your Friend (Rebroadcast)May 21, 2015 Listen
Ten Years of FreakonomicsMay 14, 2015 Listen
Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?!May 07, 2015 Listen
Think Like a Child (Rebroadcast)Apr 30, 2015 Listen
Nate Silver Says: “Everyone Is Kind of Weird”Apr 23, 2015 Listen
Diamonds Are a Marriage Counselor’s Best FriendApr 16, 2015 Listen
How Many Doctors Does It Take to Start a Healthcare Revolution?Apr 09, 2015 Listen
How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare?Apr 02, 2015 Listen
The Perfect Crime (Rebroadcast)Mar 26, 2015 Listen
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating (Rebroadcast)Mar 19, 2015 Listen
When Willpower Isn’t EnoughMar 12, 2015 Listen
This Idea Must DieMar 05, 2015 Listen
The Maddest Men of AllFeb 26, 2015 Listen
Hacking the World BankFeb 19, 2015 Listen
Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?Feb 12, 2015 Listen
How Efficient Is Energy Efficiency?Feb 05, 2015 Listen
How Safe Is Your Job?Jan 29, 2015 Listen
Someone Else’s Acid TripJan 22, 2015 Listen
That’s a Great Question!Jan 15, 2015 Listen
Why Doesn’t Everyone Get the Flu Vaccine?Jan 08, 2015 Listen
What’s the “Best” Exercise? (Rebroadcast)Jan 01, 2015 Listen
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? (Rebroadcast)Dec 25, 2014 Listen
Time to Take Back the ToiletDec 18, 2014 Listen
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat (Rebroadcast)Dec 11, 2014 Listen
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy StepsDec 04, 2014 Listen
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?Nov 27, 2014 Listen
The Man Who Would Be EverythingNov 20, 2014 Listen
Why Do People Keep Having Children?Nov 13, 2014 Listen
Should the U.S. Merge With Mexico?Nov 06, 2014 Listen
What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics?Oct 30, 2014 Listen
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”Oct 23, 2014 Listen
How Can Tiny Norway Afford to Buy So Many Teslas?Oct 16, 2014 Listen
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten (Rebroadcast)Oct 09, 2014 Listen
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck EditionOct 02, 2014 Listen
Fitness ApartheidSep 25, 2014 Listen
Outsiders by DesignSep 18, 2014 Listen
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even TryingSep 11, 2014 Listen
Regulate This!Sep 04, 2014 Listen
Who Runs the Internet? (Rebroadcast)Aug 28, 2014 Listen
Parking Is Hell (Rebroadcast)Aug 21, 2014 Listen
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? (Rebroadcast)Aug 14, 2014 Listen
Should Tipping be Banned? (Rebroadcast)Aug 07, 2014 Listen
How Much Does Your Name Matter? (Rebroadcast)Jul 31, 2014 Listen
Does Religion Make You Happy?Jul 24, 2014 Listen
Why You Should Bribe Your KidsJul 17, 2014 Listen
What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?Jul 10, 2014 Listen
A Better Way to EatJul 03, 2014 Listen
How to Screen Job Applicants, Act Your Age, and Get Your Brain Off AutopilotJun 26, 2014 Listen
There’s No Such Thing as a Free AppetizerJun 19, 2014 Listen
Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet)Jun 12, 2014 Listen
Failure Is Your FriendJun 05, 2014 Listen
The Upside of Quitting (Rebroadcast)May 29, 2014 Listen
Think Like a ChildMay 22, 2014 Listen
The Three Hardest Words in the English LanguageMay 15, 2014 Listen
How to Think Like a Freak -- and Other FREAK-quently Asked QuestionsMay 08, 2014 Listen
The Perfect CrimeMay 01, 2014 Listen
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Avocado?Apr 24, 2014 Listen
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol?Apr 17, 2014 Listen
“If Mayors Ruled the World”Apr 10, 2014 Listen
How to Make People Quit SmokingApr 03, 2014 Listen
Why Everybody Who Doesn’t Hate Bitcoin Loves ItMar 27, 2014 Listen
Women Are Not Men (Rebroadcast)Mar 20, 2014 Listen
“It’s Fun to Smoke Marijuana”Mar 13, 2014 Listen
Is Learning a Foreign Language Really Worth It?Mar 06, 2014 Listen
Why Are Japanese Homes Disposable?Feb 27, 2014 Listen
Why Marry? (Part 2)Feb 20, 2014 Listen
Why Marry? (Part 1)Feb 13, 2014 Listen
What You Don’t Know About Online DatingFeb 06, 2014 Listen
Reasons to Not Be UglyJan 30, 2014 Listen
Everybody Gossips (and That’s a Good Thing)Jan 23, 2014 Listen
Fear Thy Nature (Rebroadcast)Jan 16, 2014 Listen
Are We Ready to Legalize Drugs? And Other FREAK-Quently Asked QuestionsJan 09, 2014 Listen
What’s the “Best” Exercise?Jan 02, 2014 Listen
Save Me From Myself (Rebroadcast)Dec 26, 2013 Listen
Pontiff-icating on the Free-Market SystemDec 19, 2013 Listen
Are Gay Men Really Rich?Dec 12, 2013 Listen
The Most Dangerous MachineDec 05, 2013 Listen
Fighting Poverty With Actual EvidenceNov 27, 2013 Listen
What Do Skating Rinks, Ultimate Frisbee, and the World Have in Common?Nov 21, 2013 Listen
Who Runs the Internet?Nov 14, 2013 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2 (Rebroadcast)Nov 07, 2013 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 (Rebroadcast)Oct 31, 2013 Listen
Why Bad Environmentalism Is Such an Easy SellOct 24, 2013 Listen
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the CatOct 14, 2013 Listen
How to Raise Money Without Killing a KittenOct 10, 2013 Listen
How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric ToothbrushOct 03, 2013 Listen
Would a Big Bucket of Cash Really Change Your Life?Sep 26, 2013 Listen
The Economist’s Guide to Parenting (Rebroadcast)Sep 19, 2013 Listen
Whatever Happened to the Carpal Tunnel Epidemic?Sep 12, 2013 Listen
The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast)Sep 05, 2013 Listen
Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World?Aug 29, 2013 Listen
The Folly of Prediction (Rebroadcast)Aug 22, 2013 Listen
The Middle of EverywhereAug 15, 2013 Listen
The Church of "Scionology" (Rebroadcast)Aug 08, 2013 Listen
Do Baby Girls Cause Divorce?Aug 01, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: The Upside of QuittingJul 22, 2013 Listen
Government Employees Gone WildJul 18, 2013 Listen
A Burger a DayJul 11, 2013 Listen
Jane Austen, Game TheoristJul 03, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: Legacy of a JerkJun 27, 2013 Listen
Do You Really Want to Know Your Future?Jun 20, 2013 Listen
Why Family and Business Don’t MixJun 12, 2013 Listen
Should Tipping be Banned?Jun 03, 2013 Listen
Baby, You Can Program My CarMay 29, 2013 Listen
Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked QuestionsMay 23, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: The Hidden Cost of False AlarmsMay 15, 2013 Listen
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common?May 09, 2013 Listen
It’s Crowded at the TopMay 01, 2013 Listen
Running to Do EvilApr 25, 2013 Listen
Help Wanted. No Smokers Need ApplyApr 17, 2013 Listen
How Much Does Your Name Matter?Apr 08, 2013 Listen
The Tax Man NudgethApr 03, 2013 Listen
100 Ways to Fight ObesityMar 27, 2013 Listen
How Money Is March Madness?Mar 21, 2013 Listen
Parking Is HellMar 13, 2013 Listen
When Is a Negative a Positive?Mar 06, 2013 Listen
Women Are Not MenFeb 24, 2013 Listen
The Downside of More Miles Per GallonFeb 20, 2013 Listen
How to Think About GunsFeb 13, 2013 Listen
Sure, I Remember ThatFeb 06, 2013 Listen
Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future?Jan 30, 2013 Listen
Introducing “Freakonomics Experiments”Jan 23, 2013 Listen
Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth?Jan 16, 2013 Listen
How to Live LongerJan 09, 2013 Listen
How Did “Freakonomics” Get Its Name? … and Other FREAK-quently Asked QuestionsJan 02, 2013 Listen
How Much Does a Good Boss Really Matter?Dec 26, 2012 Listen
The House of DreamsDec 19, 2012 Listen
Have a Very Homo Economicus ChristmasDec 12, 2012 Listen
The Things They Taught MeDec 05, 2012 Listen
Free-conomicsNov 28, 2012 Listen
I Consult, Therefore I AmNov 21, 2012 Listen
Mass Transit HysteriaNov 14, 2012 Listen
Our 100th Episode!Nov 05, 2012 Listen
How to Maximize Your Halloween Candy HaulOct 31, 2012 Listen
We the SheepleOct 24, 2012 Listen
Lying to OurselvesOct 17, 2012 Listen
The Cobra EffectOct 10, 2012 Listen
Why America’s Economic Growth May Be (Shh!) OverOct 03, 2012 Listen
The Tale of the $15 TomatoSep 23, 2012 Listen
Why Online Poker Should Be LegalSep 19, 2012 Listen
Fear Thy NatureSep 12, 2012 Listen
Can Selling Beer Cut Down on Public Drunkenness?Sep 05, 2012 Listen
How Deep Is the Shadow Economy?Aug 29, 2012 Listen
There’s Cake in the Breakroom!Aug 22, 2012 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2Aug 15, 2012 Listen
The Season of DeathAug 08, 2012 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1Jul 29, 2012 Listen
Olympian EconomicsJul 25, 2012 Listen
Legacy of a JerkJul 18, 2012 Listen
What's Wrong With Cash for Grades?Jul 10, 2012 Listen
Please Steal My CarJul 04, 2012 Listen
Star-Spangled Banter?Jun 26, 2012 Listen
Riding the Herd MentalityJun 20, 2012 Listen
A Cheap Employee Is … a Cheap EmployeeJun 13, 2012 Listen
You Eat What You Are, Part 2Jun 06, 2012 Listen
Playing the Nerd CardMay 30, 2012 Listen
You Eat What You Are, Part 1May 23, 2012 Listen
Retirement KillsMay 16, 2012 Listen
Soul PossessionMay 07, 2012 Listen
A Rose By Any Other DistanceMay 02, 2012 Listen
Lottery Loopholes and Deadly DoctorsApr 25, 2012 Listen
Is Good Corporate Citizenship Also Good for the Bottom Line?Apr 18, 2012 Listen
Eating and TweetingApr 11, 2012 Listen
The Hidden Cost of False AlarmsApr 03, 2012 Listen
The Power of the President -- and the ThumbMar 28, 2012 Listen
The Patent GapMar 22, 2012 Listen
Show and YellMar 14, 2012 Listen
It’s Not the President, StupidMar 07, 2012 Listen
The Days of Wine and MousesFeb 27, 2012 Listen
The Dilbert Index?Feb 22, 2012 Listen
How Biased Is Your Media?Feb 15, 2012 Listen
Does This Recession Make Me Look Fat?Feb 08, 2012 Listen
Save Me From MyselfFeb 01, 2012 Listen
The Hidden Side of the Super BowlJan 25, 2012 Listen
What Do Hand-Washing and Financial Illiteracy Have in Common?Jan 19, 2012 Listen
Does Money Really Buy Elections?Jan 11, 2012 Listen
Why Is “I Don’t Know” So Hard to Say?Jan 04, 2012 Listen
The Perils of Drunk WalkingDec 27, 2011 Listen
How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? (Encore)Dec 21, 2011 Listen
How American Food Got So BadDec 13, 2011 Listen
Weird RecyclingDec 02, 2011 Listen
What Makes a Donor Donate?Nov 29, 2011 Listen
The Truth Is Out There…Isn’t It?Nov 22, 2011 Listen
Unnatural TurkeysNov 16, 2011 Listen
Boo…Who?Nov 08, 2011 Listen
Wildfires, Cops, and KeggersNov 02, 2011 Listen
Misadventures in Baby-MakingOct 25, 2011 Listen
Those Cheating Teachers!Oct 18, 2011 Listen
Where Have All the Hitchhikers Gone?Oct 10, 2011 Listen
The Decline and Fall of ViolenceOct 05, 2011 Listen
The Upside of QuittingSep 28, 2011 Listen
The Folly of PredictionSep 14, 2011 Listen
The Suicide ParadoxAug 31, 2011 Listen
The Economist’s Guide to ParentingAug 16, 2011 Listen
The Church of "Scionology"Aug 03, 2011 Listen
Mouse in the SaladJul 20, 2011 Listen
Hey Baby, Is That a Prius You're Driving?Jul 06, 2011 Listen
Live From St. Paul!Jun 22, 2011 Listen
Things Our Fathers Gave UsJun 08, 2011 Listen
To Catch a FugitiveMay 25, 2011 Listen
Growing Up BuffettMay 11, 2011 Listen
Gambling With Your LifeApr 27, 2011 Listen
Does College Still Matter? And Other Freaky Questions Answered ...Apr 13, 2011 Listen
Smarter Kids at 10 Bucks a PopApr 06, 2011 Listen
Why Can’t We Predict Earthquakes?Mar 30, 2011 Listen
Death by Fire? Probably NotMar 23, 2011 Listen
The Health of NationsMar 16, 2011 Listen
Is Twitter a Two-Way Street?Mar 09, 2011 Listen
The Power of PoopMar 02, 2011 Listen
Millionaires vs. BillionairesFeb 24, 2011 Listen
Why Cities RockFeb 17, 2011 Listen
Bring on the Pain!Feb 09, 2011 Listen
Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 2)Feb 02, 2011 Listen
Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup! (Part 1)Jan 26, 2011 Listen
Freakonomics FAQ, No. 1Jan 19, 2011 Listen
TrashedJan 13, 2011 Listen
Exit Interview: Schools Chancellor, NYCJan 05, 2011 Listen
You Say Repugnant, I Say … Let's Do It!Dec 29, 2010 Listen
Do More Expensive Wines Taste Better?Dec 15, 2010 Listen
The "No-Lose Lottery," Part 2Dec 01, 2010 Listen
Is America Ready for a "No-Lose Lottery"?Nov 17, 2010 Listen
How Much Does the President of the U.S. Really Matter?Nov 03, 2010 Listen
The NFL's Best Real Estate Isn't For Sale. Yet.Oct 28, 2010 Listen
Reading, Rockets, and 'RithmeticOct 21, 2010 Listen
Who Stole All the Runs in Major League Baseball?Oct 07, 2010 Listen
Two Book Authors and a MicrophoneSep 30, 2010 Listen
Why the World Cup Is an Economist's DreamJun 10, 2010 Listen
How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System?May 13, 2010 Listen
Faking ItApr 13, 2010 Listen
What Would the World Look Like if Economists Were in Charge?Mar 24, 2010 Listen
Is America's Obesity Epidemic For Real?Feb 26, 2010 Listen
The Dangers of SafetyFeb 06, 2010 Listen