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.
February 4th, 2009
Episode 93 of 954 episodes
Lately, we're hearing from economists that they don't much like the nearly $900 billion stimulus bill now before Congress. Kent Smetters of Wharton puts the smackdown on the Congressional Budget Office. Then Steve Fazzari of Washington University calls it a disappointing, if standard, grab bag of programs. Plus: People line up in Times Square for free money from "Bailout Bill."
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