Freakonomics Radio - Most Recent
May 31, 2011
Debating the legality and morality of online poker. Does it pass the "daughter test"? And does the government play a personal role in the decision of whether to outlaw it?
May 17, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses the difference between bounty hunters and police officers that really matters when it comes to catching fugitives.
May 3, 2011
Family-firm succession is alive and well. But is it good for profits? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner takes a look at why it happens -- and why it doesn't happen so much in the U.S.
Apr 19, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks about the idea of "conspicuous conservation," where people indulge in certain earth-saving acts as a way to show off that they care about the environment, and in turn, benefit socially.
Apr 5, 2011
How researchers raised test scores in rural China with the help of new specs for every kid in need.
Mar 22, 2011
A new kind of cigarette could help drop the rate of deaths-by-fire to zero.
Mar 8, 2011
To follow or not to follow? It may not be such a simple choice on the social media site.
Feb 22, 2011
A potential lockout is on the horizon as the current collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players' union soon expires. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks with Kai Ryssdal about how profitable the NFL is and the problem some owners have with the league's business model.
Feb 8, 2011
Life can hurt. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks to Kai Ryssdal about how people sell the notion of pain.