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How to Be Tim Ferriss May 19, 2016 Listen
How to Win Games and Beat People May 12, 2016 Listen
How to Get More Grit in Your Life May 05, 2016 Listen
BONUS EPISODE: Being Malcolm Gladwell May 02, 2016 Listen
How to Become Great at Just About Anything Apr 28, 2016 Listen
How to Be More Productive Apr 21, 2016 Listen
Is the World Ready for a Guaranteed Basic Income? Apr 14, 2016 Listen
Are Payday Loans Really as Evil as People Say? Apr 07, 2016 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Rebroadcast) Mar 31, 2016 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Rebroadcast) Mar 24, 2016 Listen
Yes, the American Economy Is in a Funk -- But Not for the Reasons You Think Mar 17, 2016 Listen
The No-Tipping Point Mar 10, 2016 Listen
The United States of Cory Booker Mar 03, 2016 Listen
Ask Not What Your Podcast Can Do for You Feb 25, 2016 Listen
How Can This Possibly Be True? Feb 18, 2016 Listen
Who Needs Handwriting? Feb 11, 2016 Listen
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy Steps (Rebroadcast) Feb 04, 2016 Listen
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? (Rebroadcast) Jan 28, 2016 Listen
Do Boycotts Work? Jan 21, 2016 Listen
How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future Jan 14, 2016 Listen
The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap Jan 07, 2016 Listen
When Willpower Isn’t Enough (Rebroadcast) Dec 31, 2015 Listen
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition (Rebroadcast) Dec 24, 2015 Listen
Is Migration a Basic Human Right? Dec 17, 2015 Listen
The Cheeseburger Diet Dec 10, 2015 Listen
Ben Bernanke Gives Himself a Grade Dec 03, 2015 Listen
Why Do People Keep Having Children? (Rebroadcast) Nov 26, 2015 Listen
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? Nov 19, 2015 Listen
Should Everyone Be in a Rock Band? Nov 12, 2015 Listen
Food + Science = Victory! Nov 05, 2015 Listen
Am I Boring You? Oct 29, 2015 Listen
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying (Rebroadcast) Oct 22, 2015 Listen
How To Win A Nobel Prize Oct 15, 2015 Listen
Should Kids Pay Back Their Parents for Raising Them? Oct 08, 2015 Listen
Meet the Woman Who Said Women Can’t Have It All Oct 01, 2015 Listen
How Did the Belt Win? Sep 24, 2015 Listen
“I Don't Know What You've Done With My Husband, But He's a Changed Man.” Sep 17, 2015 Listen
Preventing Crime for Pennies on the Dollar Sep 10, 2015 Listen
The Harvard President Will See You Now Sep 03, 2015 Listen
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? Aug 27, 2015 Listen
How to Make a Smart TV Ad Aug 20, 2015 Listen
The Dangers of Safety (Rebroadcast) Aug 13, 2015 Listen
Why Do We Really Follow the News? Aug 06, 2015 Listen
How to Create Suspense Jul 30, 2015 Listen
Aziz Ansari Needs Another Toothbrush Jul 23, 2015 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 Jul 16, 2015 Listen
The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 Jul 09, 2015 Listen
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast) Jul 02, 2015 Listen
Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? Jun 25, 2015 Listen
Make Me a Match Jun 18, 2015 Listen
Making Sex Offenders Pay -- and Pay and Pay and Pay Jun 11, 2015 Listen
Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? Jun 04, 2015 Listen
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Rebroadcast) May 28, 2015 Listen
Failure Is Your Friend (Rebroadcast) May 21, 2015 Listen
Ten Years of Freakonomics May 14, 2015 Listen
Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?! May 07, 2015 Listen
Think Like a Child (Rebroadcast) Apr 30, 2015 Listen
Nate Silver Says: “Everyone Is Kind of Weird” Apr 23, 2015 Listen
Diamonds Are a Marriage Counselor’s Best Friend Apr 16, 2015 Listen
How Many Doctors Does It Take to Start a Healthcare Revolution? Apr 09, 2015 Listen
How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? Apr 02, 2015 Listen
The Perfect Crime (Rebroadcast) Mar 26, 2015 Listen
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating (Rebroadcast) Mar 19, 2015 Listen
When Willpower Isn’t Enough Mar 12, 2015 Listen
This Idea Must Die Mar 05, 2015 Listen
The Maddest Men of All Feb 26, 2015 Listen
Hacking the World Bank Feb 19, 2015 Listen
Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism? Feb 12, 2015 Listen
How Efficient Is Energy Efficiency? Feb 05, 2015 Listen
How Safe Is Your Job? Jan 29, 2015 Listen
Someone Else’s Acid Trip Jan 22, 2015 Listen
That’s a Great Question! Jan 15, 2015 Listen
Why Doesn’t Everyone Get the Flu Vaccine? Jan 08, 2015 Listen
What’s the “Best” Exercise? (Rebroadcast) Jan 01, 2015 Listen
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? (Rebroadcast) Dec 25, 2014 Listen
Time to Take Back the Toilet Dec 18, 2014 Listen
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat (Rebroadcast) Dec 11, 2014 Listen
How to Fix a Broken High Schooler, in Four Easy Steps Dec 04, 2014 Listen
Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? Nov 27, 2014 Listen
The Man Who Would Be Everything Nov 20, 2014 Listen
Why Do People Keep Having Children? Nov 13, 2014 Listen
Should the U.S. Merge With Mexico? Nov 06, 2014 Listen
What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics? Oct 30, 2014 Listen
“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” Oct 23, 2014 Listen
How Can Tiny Norway Afford to Buy So Many Teslas? Oct 16, 2014 Listen
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten (Rebroadcast) Oct 09, 2014 Listen
Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition Oct 02, 2014 Listen
Fitness Apartheid Sep 25, 2014 Listen
Outsiders by Design Sep 18, 2014 Listen
How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying Sep 11, 2014 Listen
Regulate This! Sep 04, 2014 Listen
Who Runs the Internet? (Rebroadcast) Aug 28, 2014 Listen
Parking Is Hell (Rebroadcast) Aug 21, 2014 Listen
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? (Rebroadcast) Aug 14, 2014 Listen
Should Tipping be Banned? (Rebroadcast) Aug 07, 2014 Listen
How Much Does Your Name Matter? (Rebroadcast) Jul 31, 2014 Listen
Does Religion Make You Happy? Jul 24, 2014 Listen
Why You Should Bribe Your Kids Jul 17, 2014 Listen
What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? Jul 10, 2014 Listen
A Better Way to Eat Jul 03, 2014 Listen
How to Screen Job Applicants, Act Your Age, and Get Your Brain Off Autopilot Jun 26, 2014 Listen
There’s No Such Thing as a Free Appetizer Jun 19, 2014 Listen
Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet) Jun 12, 2014 Listen
Failure Is Your Friend Jun 05, 2014 Listen
The Upside of Quitting (Rebroadcast) May 29, 2014 Listen
Think Like a Child May 22, 2014 Listen
The Three Hardest Words in the English Language May 15, 2014 Listen
How to Think Like a Freak -- and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions May 08, 2014 Listen
The Perfect Crime May 01, 2014 Listen
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Avocado? Apr 24, 2014 Listen
What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? Apr 17, 2014 Listen
“If Mayors Ruled the World” Apr 10, 2014 Listen
How to Make People Quit Smoking Apr 03, 2014 Listen
Why Everybody Who Doesn’t Hate Bitcoin Loves It Mar 27, 2014 Listen
Women Are Not Men (Rebroadcast) Mar 20, 2014 Listen
“It’s Fun to Smoke Marijuana” Mar 13, 2014 Listen
Is Learning a Foreign Language Really Worth It? Mar 06, 2014 Listen
Why Are Japanese Homes Disposable? Feb 27, 2014 Listen
Why Marry? (Part 2) Feb 20, 2014 Listen
Why Marry? (Part 1) Feb 13, 2014 Listen
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating Feb 06, 2014 Listen
Reasons to Not Be Ugly Jan 30, 2014 Listen
Everybody Gossips (and That’s a Good Thing) Jan 23, 2014 Listen
Fear Thy Nature (Rebroadcast) Jan 16, 2014 Listen
Are We Ready to Legalize Drugs? And Other FREAK-Quently Asked Questions Jan 09, 2014 Listen
What’s the “Best” Exercise? Jan 02, 2014 Listen
Save Me From Myself (Rebroadcast) Dec 26, 2013 Listen
Pontiff-icating on the Free-Market System Dec 19, 2013 Listen
Are Gay Men Really Rich? Dec 12, 2013 Listen
The Most Dangerous Machine Dec 05, 2013 Listen
Fighting Poverty With Actual Evidence Nov 27, 2013 Listen
What Do Skating Rinks, Ultimate Frisbee, and the World Have in Common? Nov 21, 2013 Listen
Who Runs the Internet? Nov 14, 2013 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2 (Rebroadcast) Nov 07, 2013 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 (Rebroadcast) Oct 31, 2013 Listen
Why Bad Environmentalism Is Such an Easy Sell Oct 24, 2013 Listen
The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat Oct 14, 2013 Listen
How to Raise Money Without Killing a Kitten Oct 10, 2013 Listen
How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric Toothbrush Oct 03, 2013 Listen
Would a Big Bucket of Cash Really Change Your Life? Sep 26, 2013 Listen
The Economist’s Guide to Parenting (Rebroadcast) Sep 19, 2013 Listen
Whatever Happened to the Carpal Tunnel Epidemic? Sep 12, 2013 Listen
The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast) Sep 05, 2013 Listen
Who Are the Most Successful Immigrants in the World? Aug 29, 2013 Listen
The Folly of Prediction (Rebroadcast) Aug 22, 2013 Listen
The Middle of Everywhere Aug 15, 2013 Listen
The Church of "Scionology" (Rebroadcast) Aug 08, 2013 Listen
Do Baby Girls Cause Divorce? Aug 01, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: The Upside of Quitting Jul 22, 2013 Listen
Government Employees Gone Wild Jul 18, 2013 Listen
A Burger a Day Jul 11, 2013 Listen
Jane Austen, Game Theorist Jul 03, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: Legacy of a Jerk Jun 27, 2013 Listen
Do You Really Want to Know Your Future? Jun 20, 2013 Listen
Why Family and Business Don’t Mix Jun 12, 2013 Listen
Should Tipping be Banned? Jun 03, 2013 Listen
Baby, You Can Program My Car May 29, 2013 Listen
Can You Be Too Smart for Your Own Good? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions May 23, 2013 Listen
REBROADCAST: The Hidden Cost of False Alarms May 15, 2013 Listen
What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? May 09, 2013 Listen
It’s Crowded at the Top May 01, 2013 Listen
Running to Do Evil Apr 25, 2013 Listen
Help Wanted. No Smokers Need Apply Apr 17, 2013 Listen
How Much Does Your Name Matter? Apr 08, 2013 Listen
The Tax Man Nudgeth Apr 03, 2013 Listen
100 Ways to Fight Obesity Mar 27, 2013 Listen
How Money Is March Madness? Mar 21, 2013 Listen
Parking Is Hell Mar 13, 2013 Listen
When Is a Negative a Positive? Mar 06, 2013 Listen
Women Are Not Men Feb 24, 2013 Listen
The Downside of More Miles Per Gallon Feb 20, 2013 Listen
How to Think About Guns Feb 13, 2013 Listen
Sure, I Remember That Feb 06, 2013 Listen
Would You Let a Coin Toss Decide Your Future? Jan 30, 2013 Listen
Introducing “Freakonomics Experiments” Jan 23, 2013 Listen
Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth? Jan 16, 2013 Listen
How to Live Longer Jan 09, 2013 Listen
How Did “Freakonomics” Get Its Name? … and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions Jan 02, 2013 Listen
How Much Does a Good Boss Really Matter? Dec 26, 2012 Listen
The House of Dreams Dec 19, 2012 Listen
Have a Very Homo Economicus Christmas Dec 12, 2012 Listen
The Things They Taught Me Dec 05, 2012 Listen
Free-conomics Nov 28, 2012 Listen
I Consult, Therefore I Am Nov 21, 2012 Listen
Mass Transit Hysteria Nov 14, 2012 Listen
Our 100th Episode! Nov 05, 2012 Listen
How to Maximize Your Halloween Candy Haul Oct 31, 2012 Listen
We the Sheeple Oct 24, 2012 Listen
Lying to Ourselves Oct 17, 2012 Listen
The Cobra Effect Oct 10, 2012 Listen
Why America’s Economic Growth May Be (Shh!) Over Oct 03, 2012 Listen
The Tale of the $15 Tomato Sep 23, 2012 Listen
Why Online Poker Should Be Legal Sep 19, 2012 Listen
Fear Thy Nature Sep 12, 2012 Listen
Can Selling Beer Cut Down on Public Drunkenness? Sep 05, 2012 Listen
How Deep Is the Shadow Economy? Aug 29, 2012 Listen
There’s Cake in the Breakroom! Aug 22, 2012 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2 Aug 15, 2012 Listen
The Season of Death Aug 08, 2012 Listen
Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1 Jul 29, 2012 Listen
Olympian Economics Jul 25, 2012 Listen
Legacy of a Jerk Jul 18, 2012 Listen
What's Wrong With Cash for Grades? Jul 10, 2012 Listen
Please Steal My Car Jul 04, 2012 Listen
Star-Spangled Banter? Jun 26, 2012 Listen
Riding the Herd Mentality Jun 20, 2012 Listen
A Cheap Employee Is … a Cheap Employee Jun 13, 2012 Listen
You Eat What You Are, Part 2 Jun 06, 2012 Listen
Playing the Nerd Card May 30, 2012 Listen
You Eat What You Are, Part 1 May 23, 2012 Listen
Retirement Kills May 16, 2012 Listen
Soul Possession May 07, 2012 Listen
A Rose By Any Other Distance May 02, 2012 Listen
Lottery Loopholes and Deadly Doctors Apr 25, 2012 Listen
Is Good Corporate Citizenship Also Good for the Bottom Line? Apr 18, 2012 Listen
Eating and Tweeting Apr 11, 2012 Listen
The Hidden Cost of False Alarms Apr 03, 2012 Listen
The Power of the President -- and the Thumb Mar 28, 2012 Listen
The Patent Gap Mar 22, 2012 Listen
Show and Yell Mar 14, 2012 Listen
It’s Not the President, Stupid Mar 07, 2012 Listen
The Days of Wine and Mouses Feb 27, 2012 Listen
The Dilbert Index? Feb 22, 2012 Listen
How Biased Is Your Media? Feb 15, 2012 Listen
Does This Recession Make Me Look Fat? Feb 08, 2012 Listen
Save Me From Myself Feb 01, 2012 Listen
The Hidden Side of the Super Bowl Jan 25, 2012 Listen
What Do Hand-Washing and Financial Illiteracy Have in Common? Jan 19, 2012 Listen
Does Money Really Buy Elections? Jan 11, 2012 Listen
Why Is “I Don’t Know” So Hard to Say? Jan 04, 2012 Listen
The Perils of Drunk Walking Dec 27, 2011 Listen
How Is a Bad Radio Station Like Our Public-School System? (Encore) Dec 21, 2011 Listen
How American Food Got So Bad Dec 13, 2011 Listen
Weird Recycling Dec 02, 2011 Listen
What Makes a Donor Donate? Nov 29, 2011 Listen
The Truth Is Out There…Isn’t It? Nov 22, 2011 Listen
Unnatural Turkeys Nov 16, 2011 Listen
Boo…Who? Nov 08, 2011 Listen
Wildfires, Cops, and Keggers Nov 02, 2011 Listen
Misadventures in Baby-Making Oct 25, 2011 Listen
Those Cheating Teachers! Oct 18, 2011 Listen
Where Have All the Hitchhikers Gone? Oct 10, 2011 Listen
The Decline and Fall of Violence Oct 05, 2011 Listen
The Upside of Quitting Sep 28, 2011 Listen
The Folly of Prediction Sep 14, 2011 Listen
The Suicide Paradox Aug 31, 2011 Listen
The Economist’s Guide to Parenting Aug 16, 2011 Listen
The Church of "Scionology" Aug 03, 2011 Listen
Mouse in the Salad Jul 20, 2011 Listen
Hey Baby, Is That a Prius You're Driving? Jul 06, 2011 Listen