Freakonomics Radio ferrets out connections between seemingly unrelated things. The program explores the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—using the tools of economics to explore real-world behavior.

Host Stephen J. Dubner discovers the hidden side of everything in interviews with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, social scientists and entrepreneurs—and with his “Freakonomics” co-author Steve Levitt.

Freakonomics Radio is available as a year-round radio feed on Content Depot beginning October 23. Episodes feature content from the Freakonomics Radio podcast and radio specials—delivering the strongest content to the radio platform in the form of a weekly show.

Program:Freakonomics Radio — weekly, 00:58:30, not newscast compatible
Source: WNYC
Hosts: Stephen J. Dubner
Executive Producer: Arwa Gunja


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