Freakonomics Radio

Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

Society & Culture

Chart Positions

Top 200 26
Society & Culture 6

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 schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.


Why Do People Keep Having Children? (Rebroadcast)

November 26th, 2015

Episode 259 of 307 episodes

Even a brutal natural disaster doesn't diminish our appetite for procreating. This surely means we're heading toward massive overpopulation, right? Probably not.

Featured Podcast