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. The entire archive, going back to 2010, is available on the Stitcher podcast app and at

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 593 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 15 hours 1 minute


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It is startlingly easy to create false memories, especially in politics.


 2013-02-06  6m

Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future?

Levitt and Dubner go deep on "Freakonomics Experiments," a new research project that lets you take a chance on life.


 2013-01-30  25m

Introducing “Freakonomics Experiments”

Steve Levitt has a novel idea for helping people make tough decisions


 2013-01-23  5m

Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth?

The very long reach of Winston Churchill -- and how the British government is remaking copyright law.


 2013-01-16  30m

How to Live Longer

Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?


 2013-01-09  6m

How Did “Freakonomics” Get Its Name? … and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions

Levitt and Dubner answer your questions about driving, sneezing, and ladies’ nights. Plus a remembrance of Levitt’s sister Linda.


 2013-01-02  26m

How Much Does a Good Boss Really Matter?

It's harder than you'd think to measure the value of a boss. But some enterprising economists have done just that -- and the news is good.


 2012-12-26  14m

The House of Dreams

Dubner's childhood home goes from sacred to profane -- and then back again.


 2012-12-19  21m

Have a Very Homo Economicus Christmas

Who better than an economist to help with your shopping list?


 2012-12-13  15m

The Things They Taught Me

College, at its best, is about learning to think. Stephen Dubner chats up three of his former professors who made the magic happen.


 2012-12-05  23m