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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.


Planet Money: About That Pay Cut

December 19th, 2008

Episode 71 of 901 episodes

Listeners have been writing in with their stories of reductions in overall pay — whether in tips, 401k contributions or hourly wages. Economist Howard Rosen of the Peterson Institute considers the bigger picture.