100 Ways to Fight Obesity: Full Transcript

...of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity at the Centers for Disease Control. Now I’m an active citizen.   David LAIBSON: I’m David Laibson from Harvard. I’m a behavioral economist. My...

A Look Back at the Subprime Mess (or: Itzhak Ben-David Is a Prophet)

...Back in June, 2007, we wrote a column about the research of Itzhak Ben-David, a Ph.D. candidate in finance at the University of Chicago (who has since accepted an...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Rebroadcast Full Transcript

...David Paterson.  Judges, welcome. Here are a few things that we know so far about you. Malcolm Gladwell, we know that you are a staff writer for The New Yorker....

Book Review: Malcolm Gladwell's David and Goliath

...Malcolm Gladwell’s latest — David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants – came out this week.   Like every other book by Gladwell, it is already...

Trust Me

...during this election? Sorry, my mistake. I guess I was thinking of Australia? David HALPERN: Australia is the one which looks like it’s bucking the trend and moving towards higher...

What’s More Dangerous: Marijuana or Alcohol? Full Transcript

...David NUTT: Alcohol, I’m not so sure about alcohol. I wonder if alcohol was discovered today, I think people would be very concerned about the toxicity. And I suspect alcohol...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Full Transcript

...need are some judges. So let’s bring them out. Please join me in welcoming Malcolm Gladwell, Ana Gasteyer, and David Paterson. [APPLAUSE] [MUSIC] DUBNER: Judges, welcome. Here are a few...

What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

...  This week’s episode is called “What Do King Solomon and David Lee Roth Have in Common?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via...

How Safe Is Your Job? Full Transcript

...lately: as 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. DUBNER:...

The Science of Genius: A Q&A With Author David Shenk

...Photo: Heidi Schumann David Shenk Practice makes genius? That’s the idea behind the research of people like Anders Ericsson. It’s also at the center of a new book, The...