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Stephen J. Dubner

Host, Freakonomics Radio

Stephen J. Dubner appears in the following:

Poll: Freakonomics: Your best six-word mottos for the United States (2009 Edition)

Sunday, February 22, 2009

New York Times
Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner asked for a new six-word motto for the United States. He's picked his finalists (in ALL CAPS) over on his blog, but we're asking for yours too....
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Ten things to love about the Pittsburgh Steelers

Friday, January 30, 2009

On Sunday, the powerhouse Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl 43. The Cardinals are the underdog, so if you don't have loyalties to either team y...

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Bad bank, good idea?

Friday, January 30, 2009

The Obama administration is considering the creation of a “bad bank” to buy up billions in so-called toxic assets. We’re taking an in-depth look at this seemingly counter intuitive pr...

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Nothing to fear, maybe

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

What we fear and why we fear it is the new favorite topic of economist Stephen Dubner, co-author of the "Freakonomics" book and New York Times blog. In the context of the New Year's D...

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What if economists ran the White House?

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

An American president's economic advisers are arguably the most influential group of financial policymakers in the world. So why is that team so often free of high-regarded economist...

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Freakonomics: Upsides to financial downturn

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The brilliant young men and women who were plucked from college by booming banks are now looking for other options. This is a good thing, and history proves it, says Stephen Dubner, ...

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Gov't adds $150B to AIG bailout

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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Freakonomics: Who chooses to serve in the American military?

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

About two and a half million men and women serve in the U.S. military. These days, it's a job that almost certainly involves serving in a war zone, as American soldiers continue to f...

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Why John McCain Hates Economists

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Upon his return home from the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, “Freakonomics” author Stephen Dubner came to a conclusion: John McCain hates economists. Dunber talks to Joh...

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Are children a political liability?

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Stephen Dubner, Takeaway convention correspondent, author “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything”

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Ron Paul’s counter convention

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

guest: Stephen Dubner, Takeaway convention correspondent, author “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything”

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What time is a good time to expose your children to ugly realities?

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Takeaway contributor and "Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner grapples with the balancing act of being a responsible parent and telling his children some cold, hard truths. Dubner won...

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Financial illiteracy in America and economic crises

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Is the United States a nation with a fundamental misunderstanding of debt, financing and budgeting? "Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner and a number of economics say it is. Dubner ...

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Freakonomics: Climate change will hit third-world economies hardest

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Guest: Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics author

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GM rethinks the car business

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Guest: Stephen Dubner, "Freakonomics" author

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