The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Ep. 211 Rebroadcast)

social patterning of sleep. That’s when people sleep, how long they sleep, how well they sleep. A lack of sleep has been linked to a variety of health problems, including...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Ep. 212 Rebroadcast)

and Sleep Physiology From Chronic Sleep Restriction and Total Sleep Deprivation,” by Hans P.A. Van Dongen, Greg Maislin, Janet M. Mullington, David F. Dinges. Sleep (January 2003). “Do Morning-Type People...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Ep. 211)

Part 1: The sleep researcher Lauren Hale thinks sleep is a social-justice issue. (Photo: Christopher Appoldt) + Lauren Hale, a sleep researcher at Stony Brook University and a board member...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 2 (Ep. 212)

“Time Use and Productivity: The Wage Returns to Sleep.” As Gibson tells us, economists have traditionally not paid too much attention to sleep — in part because good data were...

The Data-Driven Guide to Sane Parenting (Ep. 376)

baby sleeping presumably leads to better maternal sleep and maybe paternal sleep, I’m curious about the relationship between the baby’s sleep and maternal depression, and whether the cost of letting...

Freakonomics Radio Archive

...is teach everyone to sleep better. 3/31/16 42:47 211 The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Rebroadcast) Could a lack of sleep help explain why some people get much sicker than...

The Economics of Sleep, Part 1 (Rebroadcast)

poor sleep can impair our cognitive function; sleep loss has been linked to adverse physical outcomes like weight gain and, increasingly, more serious maladies; and the Centers for Disease Control...