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Introducing the Freakonomics Prediction Center

We’ve blogged fairly regularly about prediction markets, so the next step would seem pretty logical: make our own.

Enter the folks at Predictify (see the latest news here), who have been kind enough to create the official Freakonomics Prediction Center. It can be found in the right-hand column of our home page.

We’ll post questions and you’ll supply the predictions. You need to register to play and the money, sadly, isn’t real. (We tried, but the Times seems to have some crazy prohibition against gambling!)

Since there’s no money to be won, we’ll at least give away a piece of schwag to one person each month who submits a good new prediction question. Send your suggestions for questions to