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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: The Mystery of Jobs

December 4th, 2008

Episode 61 of 974 episodes

New claims for unemployment benefits dipped a bit last week. Economist Karl Case says you can't draw too much on numbers about jobs, though, because no one really knows how many people are working — and how many wish they were.

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