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
335. Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad? 2018-05-17
334. 5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing 2018-05-10
Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast) 2018-05-03
333. The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted 2018-04-26
332. Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2) 2018-04-19
331. Why the Trump Tax Cuts are Awesome/Terrible (Part 1) 2018-04-12
330. Extra: Ray Dalio Full Interview 2018-04-09
329. The Invisible Paw 2018-04-05
328. Extra: Mark Zuckerberg Full Interview 2018-04-02
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Rebroadcast) 2018-03-29
327. Extra: Carol Bartz Full Interview 2018-03-26
The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money (Rebroadcast) 2018-03-22
326. Extra: Jack Welch Full Interview 2018-03-19
325. How to Train Your Dragon Child 2018-03-15
324. Extra: Satya Nadella Full Interview 2018-03-12
323. Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It 2018-03-08
322. Extra: David Rubenstein Full Interview 2018-03-05
Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? (Rebroadcast) 2018-03-01
321. Extra: Richard Branson Full Interview 2018-02-26
320. Letting Go 2018-02-22

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