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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.


#27 Planet Money: That Lime Green Coat

April 7th, 2009

Episode 119 of 902 episodes

What's a lovely coat in London got to do with delicious pita in Cairo? Take the new fashion for not shopping, add a huge toll for the Suez Canal, and you've got your answer, in wheat. Plus: A self-employed listener checks in.