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.
December 11th, 2008
Episode 65 of 902 episodes
An Oregon woman bought a house at the peak of the market, just before prices began to tumble. Back in school, she keeps up with the monthly note — painful as it is. Now she wonders whether she can stop paying the mortgage and get help in the bailout. An economist gives his take on that.
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.