Features by Stephen Dubner
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London Olympics, Olympics
Olympic host cities get a huge windfall of tax revenues and tourist dollars, right? Freakonomics looks at the effect the games really have on a host city.
Posted In: prime minister, politics, Congress
By taking a note from our neighbors in Great Britain. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner explains why he thinks U.S. Congress should borrow the U.K. tradition of the Prime Minister's Question Time.
Posted In: customer service
Companies that offer higher wages for employees and more money for training turn out to be more profitable.
Posted In: NBA, LeBron James
It turns out NBA players like LeBron James don't actually need the eyeglasses to see.
Posted In: Retirement
Freakonomics Radio explores the hidden side of early retirement.
Posted In: carbon footprint, flowers
As Mother's Day approaches, it's time to consider the hidden side of fresh flowers, and the carbon footprint they leave behind.
Posted In: corporate responsibility
Freakonomics Radio takes a look at whether having a high level of corporate social responsibility is good for business in the long run.
Posted In: police, alarms, burglar
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner on the high costs of faulty home alarm systems.
Posted In: innovation, gender gap, patents, Science, engineering
Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner on one scientifically-proven way that helps women embrace risk.
Posted In: president
Believe it or not, there's nearly no relationship between the U.S. president and the economy, no matter who it is.