Running to Do Evil: Full Transcript

...get caught? His younger brother, David, turned him in.   DUBNER: Were you surprised when you learned that it was David who had turned you in?  Were you surprised?  ...

Did China Eat America’s Jobs?

...the music in the episode noted within the transcript. *      *      * [MUSIC: Pearl Django, “Boheme Auberge” (from New Metropolitan Swing )] David AUTOR: I entered the profession late actually....

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “ What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?.“ [MUSIC: Margie Butler, “Morag’s Cradle Song/Walter Kilpie” (from...

He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet.

... A British political operative makes his mark in the U.S., with a TV talk show and a plan to give citizens more power. (Photo: Patty Watson, David Duprey/AP Photo) Our...

Reasons to Not Be Ugly: Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Reasons to Not Be Ugly.“ [MUSIC: Abbas Premjee, “Hippie Surf”]   Stephen J. DUBNER: Dave Berri is a sports economist....

The Suicide Paradox (Rebroadcast)

...David Lester is a professor of psychology at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, about 20 minutes from Atlantic City. LESTER:  The classic bomb that came over was called a...

The Suicide Paradox: Full Transcript

...death, for a long, long time… David LESTER: I was born in 1942. I lived in London for twenty-two years of my life. And for the first three years of...

Running to Do Evil: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

...brother, David, turned him in. When we all learned last week that the alleged Boston Marathon bombers are brothers, it made me think of the massive leverage that an older...

How to Launch a Behavior-Change Revolution

...something that hasn’t been done before. You’ll hear some of the problems they’ve identified. David LAIBSON: We’re spending hundreds of billions of dollars in colleges and we’re not getting much...

How Safe is Your Job? (Rebroadcast)

...technology continues to get better, especially robotic technology, what kind of jobs will be left for the rest of us? David AUTOR: My name is David Autor. No, he’s not...