Freakonomics Radio - Most Commented
Apr 17, 2013
In many states, it is perfectly legal to not hire someone who smokes. Should employers also be able to weed out junk-food lovers or motorcyclists -- or anyone who wants to have a baby?
Apr 3, 2013
April 15 is less than two weeks away and Stephen Dubner has found some new ways to convince Americans to pay their taxes.
Mar 21, 2013
The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
Mar 6, 2013
Sure, we all like to hear compliments. But if you’re truly looking to get better at something, criticism is what will get you there.
Feb 20, 2013
The gas tax helps pay for our roads; and we’re not collecting as much money as we need.
Feb 6, 2013
It is startlingly easy to create false memories, especially in politics.
Jan 23, 2013
Steve Levitt has a novel idea for helping people make tough decisions.
Jan 9, 2013
Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?
Dec 26, 2012
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.