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Wanna see a trick? Give us any topic and we can tie it back to the economy. At Planet Money, we explore the forces that shape our lives and bring you along for the ride. Don't just understand the economy – understand the world.

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    Groundhog Day 2023

    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.

    • 24 min
    To all the econ papers I've loved before

    To all the econ papers I've loved before

    How a great economics paper can surprise you, delight you, and even change your life.

    • 24 min
    The story of "Monopoly" and American capitalism

    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.

    • 22 min
    America's Innovation Problem (Planet Money+)

    America's Innovation Problem (Planet Money+)

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    This bonus episode, Darian Woods talks to Atlantic staff writer Derek Thompson, who argues the U.S. has lost sight of something crucial about innovation: implementation. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2023/01/science-technology-vaccine-invention-history/672227/

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    Charles Ponzi's scheme

    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.

    • 22 min
    Big Rigged (Classic)

    Big Rigged (Classic)

    Driving a truck used to mean freedom. Now it means a mountain of debt.

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    • 24 min

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2.7K Ratings

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