Planet Money

Planet Money explains itself like this: "Imagine you could call up a friend and say, 'Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy.' Now imagine that's actually a fun evening."


#522: The Invention Of ‘The Economy’ No ratings yet.

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    If you asked someone on the street 100 years ago, “How’s the economy doing?” They wouldn’t have had any idea what you were talking about.   On today’s show: How we started boiling down entire nations into a single number. And how that number made people think they could control everything.

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