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
Food + Science = Victory! (Rebroadcast) 2017-05-04
285. There’s a War on Sugar. Is It Justified? 2017-04-27
284. Is Income Inequality Inevitable? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-04-20
283. What Would Our Economy Look Like? (Earth 2.0 Series) 2017-04-13
282. Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others? 2017-04-06
281. Big Returns from Thinking Small 2017-03-30
280. “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” on the topic of Collections. 2017-03-28
How Safe Is Your Job? (Rebroadcast) 2017-03-23
279. Why Is My Life So Hard? 2017-03-16
278. Chuck E. Cheese’s: Where a Kid Can Learn Price Theory 2017-03-09
277. The Taboo Trifecta 2017-03-02
276. No Hollywood Ending for the Visual-Effects Industry 2017-02-23
275. Professor Hendryx vs. Big Coal 2017-02-16
How to Get More Grit in Your Life 2017-02-09
274. An Egghead’s Guide to the Super Bowl 2017-02-02
273. Did China Eat America’s Jobs? 2017-01-26
Is the American Dream Really Dead? 2017-01-19
272. Trevor Noah Has a Lot to Say 2017-01-12
271. The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution 2017-01-05
How to Become Great at Just About Anything (Rebroadcast) 2016-12-29

Comments about Freakonomics Radio

comments powered by Disqus