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Freakonomics and end-of-life health care
Glorious Sunset offers cash instead of care for terminally ill. Theoretically.
The economics.... of sleep?
'Early to bed, early to rise' really does have a wealth effect, researchers find.
An algorithm that matches kidney patients and donors
Stanford economics professor's formula has helped save a lot of lives.
When should you rob a bank?
The guys behind "Freakonomics" answer that question and more in their new book.
Diamonds: pricey, but not valuable
"Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner explains what keeps diamonds valuable.
Freakonomics Radio: Gov't workers gone wild
The "Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure" catalogs the fiscal, sexual, and mental lapses of federal workers -- all with an eye toward preventing the next big mistake.
Freakonomics: Can the McDouble save humanity?
An argument for why the McDonald's burger is the "cheapest, most nutritious, and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history."
Why family and business don’t mix: Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner has yet another reason to blame your parents for pretty much everything.
Freakonomics Radio: Baby, you can program my (driverless) car
Freakonomics takes a ride in a driverless car and looks at how they'll change technology on the outside.
It's crowded at the top: Freakonomics Radio
The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.