Freakonomics Radio

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257 Episodes

  1. The Vanishing Mr. Feynman

    Published: 2/15/2024
  2. The Brilliant Mr. Feynman

    Published: 2/8/2024
  3. How the San Francisco 49ers Stopped Being Losers (Update)

    Published: 2/5/2024
  4. The Curious Mr. Feynman

    Published: 2/1/2024
  5. 574. “A Low Moment in Higher Education”

    Published: 1/25/2024
  6. 5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Replay)

    Published: 1/22/2024
  7. 573. Can Academic Fraud Be Stopped?

    Published: 1/18/2024
  8. 572. Why Is There So Much Fraud in Academia?

    Published: 1/11/2024
  9. 571. Greeting Cards, Pizza Boxes, and Personal Injury Lawyers

    Published: 1/4/2024
  10. 570. Is Gynecology the Best Innovation Ever?

    Published: 12/28/2023
  11. 569. Do You Need Closure?

    Published: 12/21/2023
  12. 568. Why Are People So Mad at Michael Lewis?

    Published: 12/14/2023
  13. 567. Do the Police Have a Management Problem?

    Published: 12/7/2023
  14. 513. Should Public Transit Be Free? (Update)

    Published: 11/30/2023
  15. 566. Why Is It So Hard (and Expensive) to Build Anything in America?

    Published: 11/23/2023
  16. Extra: Jason Kelce Hates to Lose

    Published: 11/19/2023
  17. 565. Are Private Equity Firms Plundering the U.S. Economy?

    Published: 11/16/2023
  18. 480. How Much Does Discrimination Hurt the Economy? (Replay)

    Published: 11/9/2023
  19. 564. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 4: Extreme Resiliency

    Published: 11/2/2023
  20. 563. How to Succeed at Failing, Part 3: Grit vs. Quit

    Published: 10/26/2023

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