Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2: Full Transcript

...say. So I asked Joe to describe, from his perspective, what happens to a kid who goes to college. Joe MURPHY: Well, I think the best thing people can learn...

Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1: Full Transcript

...we covered and they have no recollections whatsoever, the typical student. DUBNER: That’s all coming n ext time on Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2.      DUBNER: Yeah, come on...

How to Get the Best out of College? Your Questions Answered

...Thanks to all for participating. And feel free to check out our podcast on the value of a college education, “Freakonomics Goes to College” (Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and...

Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

...Our latest Freakonomics Radio podcast is called “Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2.” Part 1 explored the value of a college degree and the market for fake diplomas. This episode...

Does College Still Matter? And Other FREAK-y Questions Answered: Full Transcript

...Does College Still Matter and Other Freaky Questions Answered   Stephen J. DUBNER: What kind of questions do you think we’re gonna get here?  Do you think they’ll be like...

How About a Free Market for College Athletes?

...the NCAA employs should be changed.  This story focused on a lawsuit filed by former college star Ed O’Bannon, which disputes the NCAA practice of not compensating players for using their...

Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

...    Our latest Freakonomics Radio podcast is called “Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1.” The gist: what is the true value these days of a college education? (You...

Freakonomics FAQ, No. 1: Full Transcript

...Does College Still Matter and Other Freaky Questions Answered   Stephen J. DUBNER: What kind of questions do you think we’re gonna get here?  Do you think they’ll be like...

The Numbers Game: Is College Worth The Cost?

...value for the money they and their families spend.” (Digital Vision) Does that mean that college isn’t worth it? Not exactly. In fact, given the crappy economy, a college degree...

Exploitation in College Sports: It's Not Just Football and Basketball

...(Photo: Wally Gobetz) When we think of money and college sports, we tend to think only about basketball and football.  In fact, defenders of the excesses we see...