Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called "Make Me a Match." (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.)
The gist of the episode: Sure, markets generally work well. But for some transactions -- like school admissions and organ transplants -- money alone can’t solve the problem. That’s when you need a market-design wizard like Al Roth.