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Freakonomics Radio: Is football taking sponsorships to the next level?

Oct 29, 2010
In Europe, sponsors reign supreme for sporting teams. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner explains the difference in American sports.
Posted In: Sports

Freakonomics Radio: A government official in venture capitalist's clothing?

Oct 19, 2010
What do the X Prize, Google, and the Department of Education have in common? "Freakonomics" coauthor Stephen Dubner gives Kai Ryssdal a pop quiz that compares American aviator Charles Lindbergh to the Race to the Top education-reform program, which makes the government seem a bit more like a sleek venture capitalist than its typical bureaucratic self.
Posted In: Education

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"Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's Freakonomics Radio, a project that includes a weekly podcast, regular segments on Marketplace, and one-hour specials to be broadcast on public-radio stations across the country. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.