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Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
Freakonomics, M.D.
Each week, physician and economist Dr. Bapu Jena will dig into a fascinating study at the intersection of economics and healthcare. He takes on questions like: Why do kids with summer birthdays get the flu more often? Can surviving a hurricane help you live longer? What do heart surgery and grocery-store pricing have in common?
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 655 ratings
New voice worthy to be listened to alongside the always excellent Dubner and Levitt
Birds look nice to me via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/17/22
So engaging!
I love this show! As a scientist - for me, this hits all the right notes.
Dr. Edepli via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/17/22
Incredibly relevant
As a medical student about to start residency training, I couldn’t have stumbled upon this podcast at a more relevant time. At this juncture, better understanding the economic drivers of health and corresponding policy interventions is going to mold the type of how I practice medicine and conduct...Read full review »
HNadeem01 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/16/22
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