Why Does Tipping Still Exist? (Ep. 396)

...like to tip. Would you like to know one of the people who made that happen? LIST: My name is John List. Who, you’ll remember, is— LIST: I’m a professor...

Does Doing Good Give You License to Be Bad? (Ep. 335)

...that’s a way to enhance the bottom line. That’s our friend John List . LIST: I’m an economist at the University of Chicago. DUBNER: So, just give me a quick...

How to Optimize Your Apology (Ep. 353)

...this post. * * * John List is an economist at the University of Chicago. John LIST: And I go out and run field experiments in the real world. You’ve...

Policymaking Is Not a Science (Yet) (Ep. 405)

...crack. That’s John List. He’s an economist at the University of Chicago. LIST: They actually have to go and get the medicines, which a lot of people have a very...

Policymaking Is Not a Science (Yet) (Ep. 405 Rebroadcast)

...to build the evidence, I think we can figure out how to do it. LIST: I think that’s exactly right. And John List again. LIST: And I think too many...

What Can Uber Teach Us About the Gender Pay Gap? (Ep. 317)

...John List, who’s chairman of the University of Chicago economics department, and he moonlights as head of the ubernomics team at Uber. John LIST: Hey, how are you doing? List...

Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? (Ep. 228 Rebroadcast)

...Steve Levitt is my Freakonomics friend and co-author. He’s an economist at the University of Chicago. John List is a colleague there. JOHN LIST: Stephen Dubner, how are you doing,...

Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late? (Ep. 228)

...JOHN LIST: Stephen Dubner, how are you doing, my friend? DUBNER: I’m doing great. Okay John, so tell us a bit about your work. LIST: My primary research goes to...