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.
January 9th, 2009
Episode 80 of 964 episodes
President-elect Barack Obama headed to the place least receptive to his economic policy today, George Mason University. Obama was there to pitch his plan for economic stimulus. Russ Roberts tells us why he and the other economists at George Mason don't think it's such a great idea. Plus, a critique of the government's response to the current crisis from a man who knows a lot about central banking.
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