A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.
Taxes, Oil Prices And Why We're All Quitting Our Jobs: Indicators Of The Week
It's time for the Indicators Of The Week! Our three indicators are: tax, oil, and jobs. We will cover their importance and how they are relevant to Bono, the Ford F-150, and Kim Kardashian.
The Case For Inflation
The latest Consumer Price Index reveals 5% inflation over the last year. Should we be worried? Treasury Secretary Yellen says no. Two economists argue yes. The Indicator presents... the inflation hawks!
Women, Work And The Pandemic
Millions of women left the workforce during the pandemic. Today, a story about a mother's tough decision to leave work and an economist's view on the labor market for women during the pandemic.
Wagyu Steaks And Worker Shortages: The Beigie Awards
The Indicator gives out the special Beigie Award eight times each year, and it's that time today! We are honoring the Federal Reserve branch that told the story of beef. Yes, premium cuts!
A Technology Tale: David Beats Goliath
Zoom is the most popular video conferencing software and many people's communications lifeline during COVID. How did the tiny company beat tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and Cisco?
Jobs Friday: Rise Of The Self Employed
It's Jobs Friday! It's not exactly the jobs report we wanted, but there were some bright spots. On the Indicator, we discuss the rise in self employment.
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These guys are energetic and concise, informative...and a whole lot of fun!
The most lovable economics podcast
I like podcasts about economics, and by far my favorite is "The Indicator". It is short, focused, informative, and VERY funny. Cardiff Garcia and Stacey Vanek Smith (the usual hosts) are totally lovable and, somehow, simultaneously very smart. Highly recommended!