The Economics of Everyday Things

By Freakonomics Network & Zachary Crockett

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Zachary Crockett uncovers the hidden side of the things that surround us. Who decides what snacks are in your office’s vending machine? How much is a 100-year-old elm tree on a suburban block worth — and to whom? And what makes Girl Scout Cookies a billion-dollar business?

Episode Date
2. Girl Scout Cookies
00:13:19

How does America's cutest sales force get billions of Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs into our hands every year? Zachary Crockett digs in.

Jan 30, 2023
1. Gas Stations
00:14:02

In our first episode, host Zachary Crockett sidles up to the pump to ask:  Who owns your local gas station, and where do their profits really come from? 

Jan 23, 2023
Coming Soon: The Economics of Everyday Things
00:00:40

A new show is coming to the Freakonomics Radio Network. Stay tuned for The Economics of Everyday Things, hosted by Zachary Crockett.

Jan 19, 2023