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As social entrepreneurs/innovators, you may need more insight into fundraising. This podcast from Freakonomics Radio from October 10, 2013 can help you better understand what works and what doesn’t in fundraising. 9 more words
The authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain in their new book titled Think Like a Freak. Steven D. Levitt is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago and is known for applying economic theory to subjects normally ignored by traditional economics, such as the economics of drug dealing and the relationship between the legalization of abortion and the reduction in crime. 859 more words
A recent Freakonomics radio episode discussed the importance of incentives for people to make healthier eating choices. Studies indicate that educating people on the benefits of healthy eating is not enough; an incentive or “bribe” is necessary for actually making a change. 309 more words
This month, competitors at the height of their physical prowess came together to contest their sport’s most glittering and sought after prize.
No, I’m not talking about the World Cup in Brazil. 1,181 more words