I'm a sucker for nerdy podcasts, and even more so when my friends are featured on them! Matthew Gibson, freshly minted assistant professor at my alma mater, Williams College, has a neat segment on Freakonomics Radio this week, discussing his result that an additional hour of sleep in a city leads to a wage increase of 4.5%. Four-point-five percent! Huge. Guess my in-bed-by-9-PM fiancee knows what's up (let's ignore the fact that she also gets up at 5 to go rowing. Still a solid 8 hours, right?)
Check it out here!
(Apologies to both the Police and Adam Isen, Maya Rossin-Slater, and Reed Walker for this post's title.)