Nurses to the Rescue! (Ep. 309)

...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? (Ep. 304)

...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? (Ep. 217 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 (Ep. 339)

...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 (Ep. 308)

...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 (Ep. 190 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? (Ep. 217)

...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. +...