Prior to joining “Freakonomics Radio,” Greg Rosalsky studied economics and public policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. He loves bad puns, writing, and social science. In a former life, he was a researcher at the White House and involved in politics. Raised in California, he can now be found in Brooklyn grumbling about bad weather and burritos compared to home.
Greg Rosalsky appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 07, 2023
A new book looks at the life and ideas of Milton Friedman.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
In a new book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton offers a scathing critique of American politics and economic policy.
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
More than 70 percent of American fathers return to work less than two weeks after having a baby. Here is why I'm not one of them.
Monday, July 24, 2023
A blockbuster new study finds that America's elite private colleges are systematically giving huge advantages to rich kids over their equally bright, yet less privileged peers.
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Over the last century, we've seen a huge improvement in the accuracy of weather forecasts. A new study suggests these better forecasts have tremendous value for our lives and our economy.
Tuesday, July 04, 2023
Over the last few decades, states and counties across America have liberalized the use of fireworks. It's just one reason why sales of fireworks have exploded.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Like an increasing number of national parks in the United States, Mount Vesuvius has begun rationing access with a quota system. The system has had some problems.
Tuesday, June 06, 2023
A new Netflix docuseries provides a fascinating picture of humanity's closest living relatives.
Tuesday, May 09, 2023
We spoke with MIT's David Autor, one of the top labor economists in the world, about how AI could revolutionize the job market.
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
A group of economists conducted one of the first empirical studies of "generative AI" at a real-world company. They found it had big effects.
Friday, April 21, 2023
Economists are divided on the question of whether we will return to an era of low interest rates and low inflation. A prominent economist changed his mind on the subject.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
The answer could matter for your home value, stock portfolio, and the future of the economy.
Tuesday, April 04, 2023
A new study finds that women are excelling in the book business. Yet, they still lag in other creative industries. We search for an explanation why.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
What the HBO show 'Succession' can teach us about family companies
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
A new book argues the consulting industry is weakening businesses, harming the government, and distorting the economy.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
A major bank in Silicon Valley experienced a bank run and failed. Fearing a cascading catastrophe in tech and banking, the government stepped in to prevent contagion.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Despite a stream of headlines last year about unionization drives throughout the nation, the share of American workers in unions fell to its lowest level on record. What's going on?
Tuesday, February 07, 2023
A growing hospital movement aims to improve health outcomes of homeless patients with what might be considered the ultimate preventive care: providing them with a home.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
From a mild recession to a so-called hard landing, we sift through the wild array of recession predictions.
Friday, January 20, 2023
Edward Tian, 22, used his winter break to create an app that helps teachers detect AI-generated essays. It comes at a time when schools are growing more concerned about the use of this technology.