Freakonomics Radio

By Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

SHOW DESCRIPTION

In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolte...

EPISODES LIST

Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad?

Corporate Social Responsibility programs can attract bett...

05.16.2018

5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing

We all like to throw around terms that describe human beh...

05.09.2018

Evolution, Accelerated (Rebroadcast)

A breakthrough in genetic technology has given humans mor...

05.02.2018

The Most Ambitious Thing Humans Have Ever Attempted

Sure, medical progress has been astounding. But today the...

04.25.2018

Why the Trump Tax Cuts Are Terrible/Awesome (Part 2)

Three former White House economists weigh in on the new t...

04.18.2018

LAST EPISODE

Does Doing Good Give You Li...

05.16.2018

Corporate Social Responsibility programs can attract better job applicants who'll work for less money. But they also encourage employees to misbehave. Don't laugh — you too probably engage in “moral licensing,” even if you don't know it.