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.
July 20th, 2010
Episode 290 of 974 episodes
Max Marion-Spencer is 18 and unemployed -- despite having applied for jobs at Quizno's, McDonald's, Arby's, Food Lion and Dollar General. His grandmother, Alice Terry, is 62, and works as a high school teacher. On today's Planet Money, Max and Alice join us to interview for a fake job. Fake-job title: Human manifestation of an economic trend. The trend: In the U.S. workforce, teenagers are now outnumbered by people who are 65 or older.
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