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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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#62 Planet Money: The Economics of Cheating

July 2nd, 2009

Episode 155 of 913 episodes

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford made a decision last month — stay home and fulfill his public and family roles, or sneak off to Argentina for a visit with his mistress. Sanford chose the latter, of course, and economist Tim Harford argues it must make some kind of sense. Harford writes the Dear Economist column for the Financial Times and is the author of the Undercover Economist. Plus: They paid off one mortgage and are considering another.

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