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Freakonomics Radio
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers. Special features include series like “The Secret Life of a C.E.O.” as well as a live game show, “Tell Me Something I Don’t...
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4.6 stars from 27,961 ratings
Great content
Always something interesting.
Porygon3 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/16/19
Skewed view of world....
Through leftist Uber liberal chuckleheads
Loser hater via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/15/19
All I have to say.
YESH
amazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzing via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/15/19
Recent Episodes
For nearly a decade, governments have been using behavioral nudges to solve problems — and the strategy is catching on in healthcare, firefighting, and policing. But is that thinking too small? Could nudging be used to fight income inequality and achieve world peace? Recorded live in London, with...
Published 11/14/19
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Published 11/07/19
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Published 10/31/19
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