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
211. The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 2015-07-09
A Better Way to Eat (Rebroadcast) 2015-07-02
210. Is It Okay for Restaurants to Racially Profile Their Employees? 2015-06-25
209. Make Me a Match 2015-06-18
208. Making Sex Offenders Pay -- and Pay and Pay and Pay 2015-06-11
207. Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? 2015-06-04
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know (Rebroadcast) 2015-05-28
Failure Is Your Friend (Rebroadcast) 2015-05-21
206. Ten Years of Freakonomics 2015-05-14
205. Could the Next Brooklyn Be ... Las Vegas?! 2015-05-07
Think Like a Child (Rebroadcast) 2015-04-30
204. Nate Silver Says: “Everyone Is Kind of Weird” 2015-04-23
203. Diamonds Are a Marriage Counselor’s Best Friend 2015-04-16
202. How Many Doctors Does It Take to Start a Healthcare Revolution? 2015-04-09
201. How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? 2015-04-02
The Perfect Crime (Rebroadcast) 2015-03-26
What You Don’t Know About Online Dating (Rebroadcast) 2015-03-19
200. When Willpower Isn’t Enough 2015-03-12
199. This Idea Must Die 2015-03-05
198. The Maddest Men of All 2015-02-26

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