Planet Money

Now who says Economics is such a boring topic? Wait until you hear any episode from Planet Money.

You will find that the hosts are especially adept at turning serious and boring topics into something very engaging.

If your Economics teacher made you think of the subject as all numbers that don’t seem relevant to you, Planet Money is the opposite.

This podcast discusses matters of Economics with a very human twist so that not only economists would listen to the show.

The podcast has wonderful episodes that would make anyone become hooked to listening to each one of them. Each episode is just so interesting you wouldn’t notice Economics has become your favorite subject!

Check it out and you’ll be surprised at the thought how interesting conversations about economics can be! That’s Planet Money!

They can turn super confusing and super complicated topics into something that’s worth listening to.

But, a word of caution though for people new to Planet Money. Once you get hooked to it, you will find it too difficult to appreciate other podcasts.

Recommended episodes for first-time listeners:

Episode 229: Why Gold

Episode 400: What Two Pasta Factories Tell Us about the Italian Economy

Episode 704: Open Office

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When Luddites Attack (Classic)

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Original Sign

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Flood Money (Classic)

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SUMMER SCHOOL 5: Bubbles, Bikes, & Biases

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Two Indicators: Will Remote Work Kill The Office?

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SUMMER SCHOOL 4: Bonds & Becky With The Good Yield

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Big Little Ideas

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SUMMER SCHOOL 3: Smooth Spending & The 401K

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Mobile Home Parked

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2: Index Funds & The Bet

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Three Reasons for the Housing Shortage

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SUMMER SCHOOL 1: The Stock Market & Penelope The Cow

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100 Years Since Sadie Alexander

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Bobby Bonilla Day

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Predictions!

2021-06-18 21:30:43
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How Uncle Jamie Broke Jeopardy (Update)

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Used Car Talk

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How Stuff Gets Cheaper (Classic)

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2021-06-04 22:50:48
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Black Wall Street

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One Hack to Fool Them All

2021-05-28 23:00:00
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Runaway Recommendation Engine

2021-05-26 23:08:00
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Big Government Cheese (CLASSIC)

2021-05-21 21:10:11
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Blood Money

2021-05-14 20:32:35
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Hot Cheetos

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