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.
January 6th, 2009
Episode 78 of 902 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.