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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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#57 Planet Money: Crisis, Regulate, Repeat

June 20th, 2009

Episode 149 of 910 episodes

President Obama's new plan to regulate the banking system may sound different from the moves of the 1980s and 1990s, but it echoes the Presidential responses to earlier crises. Plus: arguments on the role of regulation from two economics professors.

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