Did China Eat America’s Jobs? (Ep. 274)

...from U.S. Patents,” by David Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson, Gary Pisano, and Pian Shu, MIT Working Paper, November 2016 “The China Shock: Learning from Labor Market Adjustment to...

Extra: David Rubenstein Full Interview (Ep. 322)

David Rubenstein, co-founder and longtime co-C.E.O. of the Carlyle Group, owns the first book ever printed in the United States. (Photo: Remy Steinegger/World Economic Forum) Stephen Dubner’s conversation with David...

He’s One of the Most Famous Political Operatives in America. America Just Doesn’t Know It Yet. (Ep. 290)

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...

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot Apocalypse (Ep. 461)

...Future: Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines,” by David Autor, David Mindell, Elisabeth Reynolds, and the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future (2020). “The...

The Prime Minister Who Cried Brexit (Ep. 392)

...where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode: SOURCES David Cameron, former prime minister of the United Kingdom. EXTRAS For the Record, by David Cameron....

The Suicide Paradox (Ep. 40 Rebroadcast)

...first thing we need is a Virgil of some sort to guide us —someone who’s been thinking about suicide, and death, for a long, long time. DAVID LESTER: I was...

The True Story of the Minimum-Wage Fight (Ep. 460)

...policy? Jacob VIGDOR: The estimates in the literature are all over the map. Today on Freakonomics Radio, we’ll try to decipher that map. David NEUMARK: Well, I think we know...