Edit this Published in Freakonomics Radio How Much Does a Good Boss Really Matter? Listen 14 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/259230"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend It's harder than you'd think to measure the value of a boss. But some enterprising economists have done just that -- and the news is good.