How To Win A Nobel Prize (Ep. 224)

...to make movies more suspenseful, to change our eating habits, even how to modernize organ transplantation. We’ve heard from Jeff Ely on suspense; Richard Thaler on diet, and Al Roth...

How To Win A Nobel Prize (Ep. 224 Rebroadcast)

...eating habits, even how to modernize organ transplantation. We’ve heard from Jeff Ely on suspense; Richard Thaler on diet, and Al Roth on organ transplantation. Roth, in fact, won a...

Freakonomics Radio Archive

...hear some surprisingly good news: Washington is finally ready to attack the problem head-on. 9/15/21 48:51 474 All You Need Is Nudge When Richard Thaler published Nudge in 2008 (with...

Should We Really Behave Like Economists Say We Do? (Ep. 207)

...for society? In his quest, Rosalsky is guided by the wise and charming Richard Thaler, the University of Chicago economist who has dragged the homo economicus model into the modern...

The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution (Ep. 271)

...Richard Thaler and the legal scholar Cass Sunstein. LEWIS: And they said, and very sweetly, “This is a good story Michael Lewis has written, but he doesn’t seem to realize...

How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions (Ep. 308)

...university, the University of Chicago, since we last spoke. Some Nobel news. LEVITT: Yeah, my friend and colleague Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in economics , which has been...

5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Ep. 334)

...we’ve done several episodes on the topic over the years. The man generally considered to be the founder of behavioral economics is Richard Thaler, of the University of Chicago. He...

Writing for Money

...Richard Thaler, the University of Chicago behavioral economist. (I had hoped that Lowenstein and Thaler might collaborate on a book after that article; I think it would have been fantastic.)...

From Push to Nudge: A Q&A With the Authors of the Latter

“‘Libertarian paternalism’ is just the sort of phrase that makes me stop paying attention,” Levitt recently blogged. But he (and I) couldn’t stop reading about it in Richard Thaler’s and...