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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#131 Planet Money: The Language Of Economists

December 23rd, 2009

Episode 226 of 910 episodes

We announce the winner of our economic abstract translation contest and find out what the paper's author really meant by "hybrid translog cost functions." Plus, we reach out to Aaron Edlin, one of the editors of the Economists' Voice, to get his take on how much jargon we really need.

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