Stephen Dubner

Business, Economics and Jobs

Freakonomics: The Movie!

Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock teamed up to make 'Freakonomics: The Movie,' along with five other directors, to make the film version of the book as true to the original spirit of the project as possible.

Environment

SuperFreakonomics on global warming

Stephen Dubner joins us to explain and defend the Freakonomics approach to global warming: reject the idea that reducing carbon emissions should be the sole focus for addressing global warming, and dive into an array of bold ideas for 'geoengineering.'

Sports

Ten things to love about the Pittsburgh Steelers

On Sunday, the powerhouse Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl 43. We talk to Stephen Dubner, author of Freakonomics and unabashed Steelers fan, who has a list of reasons to root for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Business, Economics and Jobs

Brother, can you spare a kidney?

Iran is the only country in the world not suffering from an organ shortage. It's also the only country that legally permits kidney vending. Takeaway expert and 'Freakonomics' co-author Stephen Dubner tells us about us Iran's free market for organs. Guest: 'Freakonomics' co-author Stephen Dubner.