Freakonomics Radio

By Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

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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...

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The Most Vilified Industry in America Is Also the Most Charitable

Pharmaceutical firms donate an enormous amount of their p...

05.23.2018

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

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The Most Vilified Industry ...

05.23.2018

Pharmaceutical firms donate an enormous amount of their products (and some cash too). But it doesn't seem to be helping their reputation. We ask Pfizer's generosity chief why the company gives so much, who it really helps, and whether all ...