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
306. How to Launch a Behavior-Change Revolution 2017-10-26
305. The Demonization of Gluten 2017-10-19
304. What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them? 2017-10-12
“Tell Me Something I Don't Know” on the topic of Behavior Change (Special Feature) 2017-10-01
303. Why Larry Summers Is the Economist Everyone Hates to Love 2017-09-28
302. Why Learn Esperanto? 2017-09-26
301. What Would Be the Best Universal Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-09-21
300. Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-09-14
299. "How Much Brain Damage Do I Have?" 2017-09-07
Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis (Rebroadcast) 2017-08-31
Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations (Rebroadcast) 2017-08-24
Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 (Rebroadcast) 2017-08-17
What Are You Waiting For? (Rebroadcast) 2017-08-10
298. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) 2017-08-03
297. The Stupidest Thing You Can Do With Your Money 2017-07-27
296. These Shoes Are Killing Me! 2017-07-20
295. When Helping Hurts 2017-07-13
294. The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage 2017-07-06
The Harvard President Will See You Now (Rebroadcast) 2017-06-29
293. Why Hate the Koch Brothers? (Part 2) 2017-06-23

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