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
How to Be More Productive (Rebroadcast) 2016-12-22
270. Bad Medicine, Part 3: Death by Diagnosis 2016-12-15
269. Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations 2016-12-08
268. Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 2016-12-01
The No-Tipping Point (Rebroadcast) 2016-11-24
267. How to Make a Bad Decision 2016-11-17
Introducing Stephen J. Dubner's new podcast, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" 2016-11-15
266. Trust Me 2016-11-10
How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast ) 2016-11-09
265. The White House Gets Into the Nudge Business 2016-11-03
264. In Praise of Incrementalism 2016-10-27
263. In Praise of Maintenance 2016-10-20
262. This Is Your Brain on Podcasts 2016-10-13
How To Win A Nobel Prize (Rebroadcast) 2016-10-06
261. Why Are We Still Using Cash? 2016-09-29
260. Has the U.S. Presidency Become a Dictatorship? 2016-09-22
259. Ten Signs You Might Be a Libertarian 2016-09-15
258. Why Uber Is an Economist’s Dream 2016-09-08
257. The Future (Probably) Isn’t as Scary as You Think 2016-09-01
Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast) 2016-08-25

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