Freakonomics Radio

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What's Freakonomics Radio about?

Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior.

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558. When Did Marriage Beco...


U.S. marriage rates have plummeted. But the babies keep coming, and the U.S. now leads the world in single-parent households. In her new book "The Two-Parent Privilege," the economist Melissa Kearney says this is a huge problem, and that it’s ...

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