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.
September 15th, 2009
Episode 185 of 959 episodes
Highlights from our live debate on financial regulatory reform, hosted by Planet Money and the Pew Charitable Trusts - Bob Litan and Scott Talbott duke it out over what to do with financial institutions that are too big to fail. - Adam Levitin and Diane Casey-Landry sound off on a proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency. - Darrell Duffie and Mark Brickell dispute the future of derivatives. With special appearances by Alice Rivlin, Martin Bailey, Charles Calomiris, Peter Wallison and Adam's dad, Jack Davidson.