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Freakonomics Radio

Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It

Whether it’s a giant infrastructure plan or a humble kitchen renovation, it’ll inevitably take way too long and cost way too much. That’s because you suffer from the “planning fallacy.” (You also have an “optimism bias” and a bad case of overconfidence.) But don’t worry: We’ve got the solution.

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Stephen J. Dubner is co-author of the Freakonomics books and host of Freakonomics Radio.

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