Nurses to the Rescue!

...accessibility of care in this way is actually getting better outcomes. But: how this movement is running into a political and regulatory system that’s hard to change. Uwe REINHARDT: It’s...

What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them?

...rubble to rock star? Daniel STURM: Germany has a very unusual economic geography. MARIN: Germany is not a shareholder economy, it’s a stakeholder economy. Uwe REINHARDT: In Germany, the unions...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast)

...(from Wonderland )] Uwe REINHARDT: It’s a harder sell because health care isn’t just economics. It’s ethics. It’s party religious. Uwe Reinhardt teaches economics at Princeton University. He is among...

The Future of Freakonomics Radio

...not a shareholder economy, it’s a stakeholder economy. Uwe REINHARDT : In Germany, the unions have representatives on the board of the company. We learned about the strange ecosystem of...

How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions

...movement is running into political and regulatory hurdles: Uwe REINHARDT: It’s almost insane. It’s like putting the Mafia in charge of the New York Police Department. That’s next time on...

Time to Take Back the Toilet (Rebroadcast)

...Jens SUEDEKUM: We don’t hear that anti-globalization, anti-China rhetoric. How did Germany come out on top? Daniel STURM: Germany has a very unusual economic geography. Uwe REINHARDT: In Germany, the...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

...Atlantic piece called “Why I Hope to Die at 75.” + Uwe Reinhardt, a healthcare economist at Princeton. + Thomas Smith, an oncologist and cancer researcher at Johns Hopkins. +...