As extreme weather events become more frequent due to climate change, airlines may have to rethink how they fly their passengers.
Season 7, Episode 12 You have perhaps come across the phrase homo economicus, which describes a model for human behavior as seen through the lens of economics. In this hour, you’ll hear Freakonomics Radio producer Greg Rosalsky embark on a long and tortuous process to live his life like this strange creature. Is this even […] The post Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Freakonomics.
Season 7, Episode 11 This week on Freakonomics Radio: what if there were a small step you could take that would prevent you from getting sick, stop you from missing work, and help ensure you won’t play a part in killing babies, the sick, and the elderly? That actually exists: it’s called the flu shot. But […] The post Why Doesn’t Everyone Get the Flu Vaccine? appeared first on Freakonomics.