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.
February 11th, 2011
Episode 349 of 954 episodes
"At bottom, I'm not all that interested in money," Michael Lewis tells us on today's Planet Money. On the show, we talk about the long arc of Lewis's work. In the '80s, he wrote a book about the people who created mortgage-backed securities. Last year, he described people who bet against mortgage backed securities and got rich when they collapsed in the financial crisis. In his next book, he'll profile some of the places that got hit particularly hard in the crisis.
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