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Groundhog Day 2023
Each year on February 2, the only story anyone can talk about is whether or not a groundhog has seen its shadow. Our hosts try to find the story to break this news cycle curse.
To all the econ papers I've loved before
How a great economics paper can surprise you, delight you, and even change your life.
The story of "Monopoly" and American capitalism
Monopoly is a game legendary for its celebration of American capitalism, but its creator envisioned something very different.
America's Innovation Problem (Planet Money+)
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Charles Ponzi's scheme
Some of history's biggest financial scams owe their name to Charles Ponzi. Here's the story of the man behind the eponymous scheme.
Big Rigged (Classic)
Driving a truck used to mean freedom. Now it means a mountain of debt.
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