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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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#321: Kill The Euro, Win $400,000

November 8th, 2011

Episode 424 of 910 episodes

On today's show, we talk to a guy named Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise. He's a British CEO, and he's offering a $400,000 prize to the person who comes up with the best plan for countries to leave the euro.Also: The story of another European currency union that fell apart a century ago, and the lessons it holds for the euro.

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