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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: We're Off The Map

December 9th, 2008

Episode 64 of 902 episodes

The loss of jobs looks typical, says economist Ian Shepherdson, but the drop-off in consumer spending makes this recession unlike any he has ever seen — anywhere, anytime. Plus: What you learn from a Craigslist tour of Washington State.

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