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Planet Money

Planet Money

25 Episodes By NPR www.npr.org/podcasts/510289/plan...
Wanna see a trick? Give us any topic and we can tie it back to the economy. At Planet Money, we explore the forces that shape our lives and bring you along for the ride. Don't just understand the economy – understand the world.Wanna go deeper? Subscribe to Planet Money+ and get sponsor-free episodes ...more
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One economist's take on popular advice for saving, borrowing, and spending
Yale economist James Choi analyzed popular financial... more
Nov 23 2022 32m
Borrow from Future Self
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How the cookie became a monster
30 years ago, Lou Montulli set out to solve a fundam... more
Nov 19 2022 26m
The Origin of Cookies
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Sam Bankman-Fried and the fall of a crypto empire
Sam Bankman-Fried built a reputation as the one reli... more
Nov 17 2022 24m
Naming His Company
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The E-Book Wars
In 2019, a group of librarians (quietly) stormed the... more
Nov 11 2022 25m
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Peak Sand (classic)
Sand. It's in buildings, windows, your cell phone. B... more
Nov 9 2022 17m
The Sand Squad.
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Planet Money tries election polling
Polling is facing an existential crisis. Few people ... more
Nov 4 2022 28m
The Decline of Telephone Polling.
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Two Indicators shaking China's economy
Why China's housing market went from boom to bust, a... more
Nov 2 2022 19m
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Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation
We got our hands on the long-lost "Inflation" song, ... more
Oct 29 2022 26m
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Planet Money Records Vol. 1: Earnest Jackson
We try to start a real record label. Just to put one... more
Oct 27 2022 25m
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The high cost of a strong dollar
When it comes to international trade and finance, ev... more
Oct 22 2022 27m
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The money fixers (classic)
How do you mend a broken bill? On this classic episo... more
Oct 19 2022 17m
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You asked for coupons, Delaware, and the truth about goldfish
On today's show, we're answering listener questions ... more
Oct 15 2022 23m
Delaware
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Two Indicators: back to school
It's fall, so on this episode, we're taking you back... more
Oct 12 2022 17m
Macroeconomics Education
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Forging Taiwan's Silicon Shield
Taiwan is at the center of a global feud. Its main d... more
Oct 7 2022 30m
The Taiwan Miracle.
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Economic anarchy in the UK
Liz Truss, the new Prime Minister of the UK, was det... more
Oct 5 2022 21m
The Chancellor's Speech
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Would you like a side of offshoring with that?
A lot of restaurants took a hit during the pandemic.... more
Sep 30 2022 22m
A Visit to Freshy'.
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The miracle apple (Classic)
Today on the show, how we got from mealy, nasty appl... more
Sep 28 2022 14m
Saving Bedford's Orchard
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Econ's Brush with the Law
What happens when you take some of the most powerful... more
Sep 23 2022 22m
The Federal Judge Econ Retreats
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The Midnight Connection
Texas's energy grid is largely disconnected from the... more
Sep 21 2022 33m
Central and Southwest Corporation
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The Midnight Connection
Texas's energy grid is largely disconnected from the... more
Sep 21 2022 33m
The Midnight Connection.
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Vibecession Vibes Session
We're not in a recession, but why are the vibes feel... more
Sep 17 2022 26m
The first musical challenge
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The Good, the Bad, and the Uggly
Eddie Oygur is an Australian businessman who's sold ... more
Sep 15 2022 31m
The UGG Brand
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Two Indicators: unlikely economic relationships
On today's show - how your social circle is one of t... more
Sep 9 2022 19m
The Harvard Economist Raj Cheddi.
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The salvage car Silk Road
A practically brand new Lexus with a New Jersey insp... more
Sep 8 2022 28m
Any Story Worth Listening To
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Breaking down the price of gasoline
High gas prices have fueled speculation and investig... more
Sep 3 2022 28m
Rig Count in the US
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