Our 100th Episode! Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “ Our 100th Episode! ” Stephen J. DUBNER : Oh, hang on. Why don’t you say, why don’t you pretend...

How to Think Like a Freak — and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions: Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast  “How to Think Like a Freak — and Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions.” [MUSIC: Phil Symonds, “Gipsy Jacks”] Stephen J. DUBNER:...

How Prevalent Is Insider Trading? And What's to Be Done About It? A Freakonomics Quorum

...the rise.” So it seemed a good time to put together a Freakonomics Quorum and ask a couple of straightforward questions: Just how prevalent is insider trading? And what, if...

How to Be More Productive

...When we asked Freakonomics Radio listeners what they would most like to improve about themselves,  productivity was the runaway winner. Why is everyone so obsessed with getting more done...

Paperback Freakonomics Released in U.S.; Here, for Free, Is the Only New Content

...The paperback edition of Freakonomics goes on sale today. As with the Revised and Expanded hardcover (which, we are told, will stay in print), it includes several of our...

Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 2: Full Transcript

...I’m Jasmine, and I’m a freshman, and I’m at Harvard University. You guys are both Jasmine? Yeah! (laughs) FREAKONOMICS: Can I ask y’all some questions? This is for a show...

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Full Transcript

...This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” Stephen J. DUBNER:Hey, podcast listeners. The new episode you’re about to hear is called “Tell...

A Freakonomics Quorum: How to Save the African Rhino?

...smart people we know or tracked down, who might have particular insights to this particular problem. As such, we bring you the inaugural Freakonomics quorum, composed of the following group:...

Why Has There Been So Much Hacking Lately? Or Is It Just Reported More? A Freakonomics Quorum

...But is there really more hacking than usual of late, or are we just more observant? To answer this question, we put together a Freakonomics Quorum of cyber-security and I.T....

The Debate over Teacher Merit Pay: A Freakonomics Quorum

...right conclusion to draw? For answers to these and related questions, we decided to convene a Freakonomics Quorum. We reached out to a handful of education researchers and experts, and...