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 23rd, 2009
Episode 88 of 943 episodes
Which would you rather have happen to you — a layoff, a pay cut or a furlough? As companies look for ways to slash costs without canning workers, more of you are reporting that you're being asked to take short periods off without pay. Listeners Elizabeth Call and Daniel Cross wonder what will happen next, and economist Howard Rosen worries. Plus: A newly laid-off Microsoft worker gets advice from his kids.
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