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The economics.... of sleep?

Jul 16, 2015
'Early to bed, early to rise' really does have a wealth effect, researchers find.

When should you rob a bank?

May 6, 2015
The guys behind "Freakonomics" answer that question and more in their new book.

Diamonds: pricey, but not valuable

Apr 15, 2015
"Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner explains what keeps diamonds valuable.

When negative is positive: Freakonomics on feedback

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.

Introducing 'Freakonomics Experiments'

Jan 23, 2013
Steve Levitt has a novel idea for helping people make tough decisions.

How to live longer

Jan 9, 2013
Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?

How much does a good boss really matter?

Dec 26, 2012
It’s harder than you’d think to measure the value of a boss. But some enterprising economists have done just that -- and the news is good.

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Maximizing your Halloween candy haul

Oct 31, 2012
Freakonomics offers the hidden side to finding the best neighborhood near you to trick-or-treat.