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"Freakonomics Ruined My Life" - Freakonomics

An e-mail from a reader named <b>Eric Durchholz</b>:<p>Too smart? Yes and it sucks. I am smarter than everyone I know. I hate it. I had to “come out” as smart …

The Economics of Higher Education, Part 2: Different Major, Different Tuition

It has become increasingly common for colleges and universities to charge different tuition for different undergraduate majors. Do those prices …

"Jane Austen, Game Theorist": Full Transcript

<i>This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “</i>‘Jane Austen, Game Theorist.’<i>”</i><p><b>[MUSIC: Susie Ibarra, “Fractal 4” (from</b> <b>Flower After</i> …

The Economics of Higher Education, Part 4: Worldwide Returns on College

We’ve discussed before — in blog posts and a podcast — the value of a college degree. Writing for the <i>New York Times</i> Economix blog, <b>Catherine Rampell</b> …

A Car that Gets 262 MPG

(Photo: Pelle Sten)<p>Volkswagen has designed it, it’s called the XL1:<p>The XL1 represents the car as blue-ribbon science fair project. But unlike other …

Can Geography Be Radical?

(Photo: Norman B. Leventhal Map Center)<p><i>Guernica</i> recently interviewed “radical geographer” <b>Denis Wood</b> about his work and the power of map (a topic …


Steve Case: Immigration Reform Is Pro-Business

Blackrock's Larry Fink: No Inflationary Risk for U.S.


Fed Wants to See Jobs Improvement Before Taper

Smithfield Deal Gives China Access to Food Tech

Who's the Mystery Man With Tim Cook at Sun Valley?