Nap Time for Everyone! (Ep. 468)

...not sleep-deprived. And the relationship between sleep and income. Lauren HALE: Generally, people who have more opportunities, more control over their lives, are also better sleepers. None of these claims...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Ep. 211 Rebroadcast)

...social patterning of sleep. That’s when people sleep, how long they sleep, how well they sleep. A lack of sleep has been linked to a variety of health problems, including...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Ep. 212 Rebroadcast)

...quickly when you’re sleep-deprived as when you’re not sleep-deprived. So you can think of a number of ways that lack of sleep could translate into working worse, or working more...

Freakonomics Radio Archive

...ask: who’s right? 4/7/16 49:36 212 The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Rebroadcast) People who sleep better earn more money. Now all we have to do is teach everyone to...

Why Is U.S. Media So Negative? (Ep. 477)

...do think that if they did do that, they would get more attention on Facebook and Twitter, but they might not get people to like them more. Coke has all...

The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap (Ep. 232)

...there, but we’re not quite certain whether these differences are due to the fact that women, even those without kids, have more responsibilities or take more responsibilities in their own...

Trust Me (Ep. 266 Rebroadcast)

...in his words, a “fancy television”? In other words, it will isolate us more and more. Or would it be a “fancy telephone” and connect us more and more? Because...

The Pros and Cons of America’s (Extreme) Individualism (Ep. 470)

...particularly the notion that some national cultures tend to be tight and others loose. But it’s important to acknowledge that no culture is a monolith. HOFSTEDE: This is not about...