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Freakonomics

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  • In their books "Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explor...

Episodes

The Maddest Men of All

Advertisers have always been adept at manipulating our emotions. Now they're using behavioral economics to get even better.

February 25, 2015 | 33 min

Hacking the World Bank

Jim Yong Kim has an unorthodox background for a World Bank president -- and his reign thus far is just as unorthodox.

February 18, 2015 | 36 min

Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?

The White House is hosting an anti-terror summit next week. Summits being what they are, we try to offer some useful advice.

February 11, 2015 | 42 min

How Efficient Is Energy Efficiency?

It's a centerpiece of U.S. climate policy and a sacred cow among environmentalists. Does it work?

February 4, 2015 | 32 min

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