Freakonomics Radio

Have fun discovering the hidden side of everything with host Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the best-selling "Freakonomics” books. Each week, hear surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports. Dubner talks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, social scientists and entrepreneurs — and his “Freakonomics” co-author Steve Levitt. After just a few episodes, this podcast will have you too thinking like a Freak. Produced by WNYC Studios, home of other great podcasts such as “Radiolab," "Death, Sex & Money," and "On the Media."



Is America Ready for a “No-Lose Lottery”? (Update)

Most people don't enjoy the simple, boring act of putting money in a savings account. But we do love to play the lottery. So what if you combine the two, creating a new kind of savings account with a lottery payout?


 2017-11-23  45m
curated by egghat in Egghat empfiehlt | 2018-01-29,17:04:05
Wie bekommt man die Menschen zum Sparen? Wieso geben sie soviel Geld für Glücksspiele, Wette und Lotto aus? Sollte man beides vielleicht einfach mal kombinieren?
curated by egghat in Egghats Podcast der Woche | 2018-01-29,17:04:23