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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.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 38,302 ratings
I learn something every time I listen. Thank you so much!
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I i hl via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/06/22
Freakonomics has been one of my go-to podcasts for years. I was a bit concerned after they left NPR. But somehow, the podcast has only improved! Looking for an entry point? The series of “The U.S. is just different” and “The Secret Life of C.E.O.s” are great places to start.
artifaxiom via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/06/22
Recent Episodes
Published 08/11/22
According to a decades-long research project, the U.S. is not only the most individualistic country on earth; we’re also high on indulgence, short-term thinking, and masculinity (but low on “uncertainty avoidance,” if that makes you feel better). We look at how these traits affect our daily lives...
Published 08/11/22
We often look to other countries for smart policies on education, healthcare, infrastructure, etc. But can a smart policy be simply transplanted into a country as culturally unusual (and as supremely WEIRD) as America?
Published 08/04/22
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