Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ll also get every show in our network without ads. To sign up, visit our show page on Apple Podcasts or go to


Title Date published
Yes, the Open Office Is Terrible — But It Doesn’t Have to Be (Rebroadcast) 2019-09-12
388. The Economics of Sports Gambling 2019-09-05
The Future of Meat (Rebroadcast) 2019-08-29
Should America Be Run by … Trader Joe’s? (Rebroadcast) 2019-08-22
387. Hello, My Name Is Marijuana Pepsi! 2019-08-15
How Much Does Your Name Matter? (Rebroadcast ) 2019-08-08
386. How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War 2019-08-01
America’s Hidden Duopoly (Rebroadcast) 2019-07-25
385. What Do Nancy Pelosi, Taylor Swift, and Serena Williams Have in Common? 2019-07-18
384. Abortion and Crime, Revisited 2019-07-11
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast ) 2019-07-04
383. The Zero-Minute Workout 2019-06-27
382. How Goes the Behavior-Change Revolution? 2019-06-20
381. Long-Term Thinking in a Start-Up Town 2019-06-13
380. Notes From an Imperfect Paradise 2019-06-06
379. How to Change Your Mind 2019-05-30
Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It (Rebroadcast) 2019-05-23
378. 23andMe (and You, and Everyone Else) 2019-05-16
377. The $1.5 Trillion Question-How to fix student loan debt? 2019-05-09
376. The Data-Driven Guide to Sane Parenting 2019-05-02

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