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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.


Was the Money Ever There?

October 20th, 2008

Episode 31 of 960 episodes

A listener asks where the money went, and whether it was ever there in the first place. An economist explains. It has to do with deleveraging. With an additional stop in Seattle, for a postal worker's view of the economic crisis.

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