NPR: Planet Money Podcast

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Money makes the world go around, faster and faster every day. On NPR's Planet Money, you'll meet high rollers, brainy economists and regular folks -- all trying to make sense of our rapidly changing global economy.

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Title: #690: All In

#386: The Cost Of Free Doughnuts

July 13th, 2012

Everybody likes free. But free can be dangerous, too. Today's show is sort of the flip side of free. It is what happens when you take something that was… Go to Episode

#387: The No-Brainer Economic Platform

July 18th, 2012

There's a reason economists don't run for president.We assembled five prominent economists from across the political spectrum. We gave them a simple task:… Go to Episode

#388: Putting A Price-Tag On Your Descendants

July 20th, 2012

Given a choice between $50 now and $100 in a month, many people would take the money now. But offered $50 in a year, or $100 in 13 months, they'd wait… Go to Episode

#389: Handling Other People's Money

July 24th, 2012

For today's show, we've collected three Planet Money radio stories never before heard on the show. All of them deal with people who handle other people's… Go to Episode