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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.

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Staring at the Job Market

January 6th, 2009

Episode 78 of 911 episodes

Renee Edlund, 26 and living in Houston, takes a hard look at the prospects for finding a job. She gets help from economist Simon Johnson of Baseline Scenario. Plus: A listener checks in from Centerville, Ohio, and Mike Pesca reads a book with an amazingly long subtitle.

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