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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 Know.” 
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 30,143 ratings
👎🏻. Too bad. Used to be mildly interesting.
mar9y via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/28/20
200 gegeisterte Dämonen
Einfach super. Interessant, mit passenden guten Dialogen vorgetragene Stories. sehr spannend.
Der Ahorndrohn via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 03/27/20
This thought seems right up your alley: as of 26 Mar 2020, 1295 people in the USA died from Coronavirus. In that same time period (starting 3 Mar-26 Mar) the is likely a decline in auto and gun deaths. What’s your view on this from your unique perspective on freakenomics.
~ Yendis via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/27/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 03/26/20
In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus has undone a century’s worth of our economic and social habits. What consequences will this have on our future — and is there a silver lining in this very black pandemic cloud?
Published 03/19/20
As cities become ever-more expensive, politicians and housing advocates keep calling for rent control. Economists think that’s a terrible idea. They say it helps a small (albeit noisy) group of renters, but keeps overall rents artificially high by disincentivizing new construction. So what...
Published 03/12/20
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