Greg Rosalsky

Producer, Freakonomics Radio

Greg Rosalsky appears in the following:

There Is Growing Segregation In Millennial Wealth

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

New research shows shockingly different trends in the fortunes of millennials.


Here's How Millennial Wealth Stacks Up Against That Of Prior Generations

Friday, April 23, 2021

Many millennials are now in their thirties. Unlike many generations before them, they came of age during a Great Recession, a global pandemic and huge changes to the economy.


When You Add More Police To A City, What Happens?

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A new study looks at the effects of growing police forces on racial inequality.


Stranger Danger: An Economist's Guide To Overcoming Distrust

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

A new book delves into humanity's long march to overcoming distrust.


How To Make Job Interviews Less Horrible

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

A new book takes on an overlooked flaw in human judgment that can affect an organization's ability to make sound decisions about hiring and more.


The Data On Legalizing Weed

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

It's been close to a decade since the first states legalized recreational marijuana. And the data is coming in.


What McDonald's Shows About The Minimum Wage

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

McDonald's is one of the nation's largest employers of low-wage workers. And because it's everywhere, it's a great place to test the effects of minimum wage laws.


After GameStop, A Better Way To Take On Wall Street?

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Taxes may lack the razzle dazzle of meme-fueled stock rallies. But they might prove a better way to curb Wall Street excesses.


How Poverty Makes Workers Less Productive

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

A new study adds to the growing mountain of evidence that says that poverty impairs people's ability to think.


Is Your 401(k) Colluding To Make Cereal More Expensive?

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

A new study investigates whether common ownership of cereal makers by institutional investors is leading them to become a kind of stealth monopoly.


'Why Nations Fail' Authors On What The Capitol Riot Means For The Future Of The U.S.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Planet Money talks with the authors of Why Nations Fail about whether the Capitol insurrection is a sign our nation is failing, and, if so, if there's anything we can do about it.


Why Nations Fail, America Edition

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

We talk with the authors of Why Nations Fail about whether the Capitol insurrection is a sign that our nation is failing and, if so, whether there's anything we can do about it.


What 1919 Teaches Us About Pent-Up Demand

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

A hundred years ago, a world war and a pandemic wreaked havoc on baseball and other industries. But pent-up demand helped them come roaring back.


Experts Hope Pent-Up Demand Will Revive Pandemic-Hit Industries

Friday, January 08, 2021

After WWI and the flu epidemic, pent-up demand led to crowds of fans wanting to see baseball games. Now people wonder if pent-up demand will do something similar for industries hard hit by COVID-19.


There's More To Being An Elite Athlete Than Discipline And Practice

Thursday, December 31, 2020

According to a new book, there are many invisible factors that help lead an athlete to become a champion. These include: having older siblings and growing up in a mid-sized town.


How To Make A New Year's Resolution

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

A new study looks at ways to make New Year's resolutions succeed.


How To Be An Elite Athlete, According To The Data

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

A new book digs into the social science of athletic greatness and reveals patterns leading to glory.


The Backcountry Boom

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

In mountains across America, skiers and snowboarders are ditching ski lifts and heading into the backcountry. We talked with a pioneer of backcountry snowboarding about how we got here.


As Resorts Limit Numbers Amid Pandemic, Consumers Move To Backcountry

Friday, December 11, 2020

In mountains across America, skiers and snowboarders are abandoning ski lifts and heading into the backcountry as resorts limit numbers due to COVID-19. But the backcountry boom comes with dangers.


What Is Your Time Worth?

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

A new study did experiments on millions of Lyft riders to figure out how much they value time. Researchers found time is worth more money than previously thought.