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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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#55 Planet Money: The Trouble With Tariffs

June 15th, 2009

Episode 147 of 911 episodes

You may have heard something about the new iPhone. But have you heard about the Harmonized Tariff Schedule? That's the giant book of guidelines by which import specialists like Brett Ewing and Jim Henderson classify everything from wood flooring to handheld gizmos for importing into the United States.

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