Planet Money


Business, News & Politics

Chart Positions

Business 2
Top 200 7

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.


#573: Why Textbook Prices Keep Climbing

September 16th, 2016

Episode 895 of 902 episodes

Prices of new textbooks have been going up like crazy — faster than food, cars, even healthcare. On today's show: Why textbooks have gotten so expensive.

Featured Podcast