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Jan 11, 2011
In the latest edition of Freakonomics Radio, Stephen Dubner talks to Kai Ryssdal about what it might take to get people to throw away less trash.
Dec 28, 2010
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks about why economists don't shy away from repugnant, even if the idea comes with the catchphrase "crap to crop."
Dec 14, 2010
In the latest edition of Freakonomics Radio, Stephen Dubner tells Kai Ryssdal about his idea for avoiding the unwanted gift this holiday season.
Nov 30, 2010
It's a huge global market that gets especially exciting during the holidays: wine. But how do you choose the right bottle for the party? Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics explains to Kai Ryssdal that you shouldn't always rely on the wine expert, or the expensive price tags.
Nov 16, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio about a way to get the thrill of the lottery and the safety of a savings account together.
Nov 2, 2010
They have impressive titles like "prime minister" and "chief of state," but how much power do they really wield? Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics takes a look at how to measure the influence of world leaders.
Oct 29, 2010
In Europe, sponsors reign supreme for sporting teams. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner explains the difference in American sports.
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.