Greg Rosalsky

Producer, Freakonomics Radio

Greg Rosalsky appears in the following:

Why The City Will Survive The Age Of Pandemics And Remote Work

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A new book explains why "the age of urban miracles" is far from over.


How A Blistering Housing Market Could Be Making Wildfires Even More Dangerous

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

California homes are burning. Why are they still increasing in value in regions prone to fire?


A Startup Is Turning Houses Into Corporations, And The Neighbors Are Fighting Back

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The real estate startup Pacaso has rocketed to a billion-dollar valuation — but its recent fights with communities could foreshadow business troubles ahead.


Home Prices Are Now Higher Than The Peak Of The 2000s Housing Bubble. What Gives?

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

A new study helps to explain the dynamics of our bonkers housing market.


How 'The Pet Revolution' Unleashed A New Top Dog In America

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

A new book argues that we've seen a fundamental shift in the treatment of pets since 1998.


There's A Way You Can Beat The Best Investors. You've Just Got To Know When To Sell

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

A new study finds finance professionals fail at their jobs in a surprising way. There are lessons for all of us.


The Behavioral Economics Manifesto Gets Revised

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

We speak with the Nobel Prize-winning founder of behavioral economics about the new — and last — version of his classic book, Nudge.


The Indicator From Planet Money Probes Inflation's Sneaky Cousin: Shrinkflation

Thursday, July 22, 2021

When companies don't want to directly raise prices, they often shrink the size of the product while keeping the same price. This tendency to downsize products has come to be known as shrinkflation.


The Untamed Rise Of Hospital Monopolies

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

America has seen decades of consolidation of its hospitals, raising prices for consumers. President Biden now wants to do something about it.


Why Remote Work Might Not Revolutionize Where We Work

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Apple joins the ranks of tech firms freeing many employees from Silicon Valley offices. What this might mean for the geography of the American economy.


Beware Of 'Shrinkflation,' Inflation's Devious Cousin

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Products are shrinking. Only some people are noticing.


What America's Startup Boom Could Mean For The Economy

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The historic surge of new businesses seen in 2020 has continued through the first half of 2021. Is it merely a pendulum swing back to a normal economy, or a rocket ship to a better economy?


A New Way To Understand Automation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

We speak with one of the leading scholars of automation about its evolving impacts on society.


The U.S. Is Importing Historic Amounts Of Stuff — And It's Causing Cargo Ship Jams

Friday, June 18, 2021

The U.S. trade deficit is hitting record highs — and it's fueled by a surge in demand for imports, mostly from East Asia. On both land and at sea, the shipping industry is struggling to keep up.


How 'Chaos' In The Shipping Industry Is Choking The Economy

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The U.S. trade deficit is hitting record highs — and it's fueled by a surge in demand for imports, mostly from East Asia. On both land and at sea, the shipping industry is struggling to keep up.


How California Homelessness Became A Crisis

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Homelessness has gotten out of control in the Golden State. Will California be able to solve it?


Is There Really A Truck Driver Shortage?

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The nation's big trucking employers have been arguing for decades that there's a trucker shortage. Is it really a shortage or something different?


The Case For Universal Pre-K Just Got Stronger

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A new study looks at the effects of government-funded preschool in Boston and finds big benefits for kids.


Why Soaring Stocks Could Be Bad News For The Economy

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A new book argues that the growing profitability of big business is bad news for workers.


104 Days Of Bidenonomics

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

A primer on some of President Biden's big economic initiatives.