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Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
Freakonomics, M.D.
Each week, physician, economist, and author of "Random Acts of Medicine" 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
4.6 stars from 1,348 ratings
Pontificate or analyze
The questions are interesting- but I come to freakonomics for the data behind the pontification. Otherwise I could be listening to my great uncle at dinner.
Jesshaller via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/10/23
Yyyy is the one who wants it for me and the kids will have a good day at work today so we will have a plan to
dad shut via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/24/23
Titles are pseudo click bait
The content is great. As soon as they start the podcast the titles change lol Example: “Do Kids Cause Divorce” is actually “Do Twins Cause Divorce”. Strange.
mxxdprints via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/30/23
Recent Episodes
Published 07/21/23
In the newest show from the Freakonomics Radio Network, host Zachary Crockett explores the hidden side of the things around us. This week: One creature’s trash is another’s cash. (Or, how one man found profit in pee.)
Published 07/21/23
A sneak peek at Bapu's new book, "Random Acts of Medicine," available now from Doubleday, and an announcement about the show.
Published 07/11/23
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