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.
November 24th, 2008
Episode 56 of 964 episodes
We spend a lot of time worrying about money, working for money, spending money, saving money — but what, exactly, is money? Where does it come from? Where does it go? Today, we begin a series that we hope will answer those questions (and, you know, more). First up: Economist Niall Ferguson, who describes money in a rather surprising way.
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