Freakonomics Radio - Most Commented
Apr 15, 2015
"Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner explains what keeps diamonds valuable.
Jul 17, 2013
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.
Jul 3, 2013
An argument for why the McDonald's burger is the "cheapest, most nutritious, and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history."
Jun 12, 2013
Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner has yet another reason to blame your parents for pretty much everything.
May 29, 2013
Freakonomics takes a ride in a driverless car and looks at how they'll change technology on the outside.
May 1, 2013
The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
Apr 17, 2013
In many states, it is perfectly legal to not hire someone who smokes. Should employers also be able to weed out junk-food lovers or motorcyclists -- or anyone who wants to have a baby?
Apr 3, 2013
April 15 is less than two weeks away and Stephen Dubner has found some new ways to convince Americans to pay their taxes.
Mar 21, 2013
The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
Mar 6, 2013
Sure, we all like to hear compliments. But if you’re truly looking to get better at something, criticism is what will get you there.