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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.

The Indicator from Planet Money NPR

    • Business
    • 4.9, 25 Ratings

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.

    Melissa Dell On Security And Prosperity

    Melissa Dell On Security And Prosperity

    Mellisa Dell, this year's John Bates Clark Medal winner, explains the relationship between security, prosperity and the rule of law.

    • 9 min
    #WFH Forever?

    #WFH Forever?

    Many of us are working from home for now. Some could be destined to do it forever.

    • 9 min
    Rent In The Time Of Coronavirus

    Rent In The Time Of Coronavirus

    The landlord-tenant relationship is often a tense one and it's becoming a national problem.

    • 9 min
    Stocks Are Up But The Economy's Down

    Stocks Are Up But The Economy's Down

    The stock market has recovered more than half the ground lost when it crashed nearly 34 percent starting in late February. But the economy hasn't recovered. Why is there such a stark disconnect?

    • 9 min
    Waiting For A Surge

    Waiting For A Surge

    Hospitals lost millions of dollars preparing for a surge of COVID-19 patients. Some were swamped, but others only saw a handful of coronavirus cases. Now many are struggling to survive.

    • 8 min
    The Persistence Of Poverty

    The Persistence Of Poverty

    Melissa Dell, winner of the John Bates Clark Medal for economics, on why poverty and insecurity are so persistent in certain parts of the world.

    • 9 min

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