Freakonomics Radio

FREAKONOMICS RADIO

Just like the books Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, Freakonomics Radio will explore "the hidden side of everything." It will tell you things you always thought you knew but didn't, and things you never thought you wanted to know, but do.
LATEST EPISODE
Has the U.S. Presidency Become a Dictatorship?
9/21/2016 
47:43 
Sure, we all pay lip service to the Madisonian system of checks and balances. But as one legal... Show More
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Past Episodes
Ten Signs You Might Be a Libertarian
9/14/2016 
50:38 
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party's presidential candidate, likes to say that most Americans... Show More
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Why Uber Is an Economist?s Dream
9/7/2016 
39:47 
To you, it's just a ride-sharing app that gets you where you're going. But to an economist... Show More
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The Future (Probably) Isn?t as Scary as You Think
8/31/2016 
34:58 
Internet pioneer Kevin Kelly tries to predict the future by identifying what's truly... Show More
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Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset?...
8/24/2016 
37:46 
The gist: we spend billions on end-of-life healthcare that doesn't do much good. So what if a... Show More
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Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush...
8/17/2016 
31:25 
The comedian, actor -- and now, author -- answers our FREAK-quently Asked Questions. Show More
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What Are You Waiting For?
8/10/2016 
34:53 
Standing in line represents a particularly sloppy - and frustrating - way for supply and demand... Show More
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Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile...
8/3/2016 
51:55 
We seem to have decided that ethnic food tastes better when it's served by people of that... Show More
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Ten Ideas to Make Politics Less Rotten
7/27/2016 
44:48 
We Americans may love our democracy -- at least in theory -- but at the moment our feelings... Show More
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What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?
7/20/2016 
36:29 
Overt discrimination in the labor markets may be on the wane, but women are still subtly... Show More
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Is the Internet Being Ruined?
7/13/2016 
47:54 
It's a remarkable ecosystem that allows each of us to exercise control over our lives. But how... Show More
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