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Wanna see a trick? Give us any topic and we can tie it back to the economy. At Planet Money, we explore the forces that shape our lives and bring you along for the ride. Don't just understand the economy – understand the world.

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  • 1431 - To all the econ papers I've loved before

    How a great economics paper can surprise you, delight you, and even change your life.

    Fri, 27 Jan 2023
  • 1430 - The story of "Monopoly" and American capitalism

    Monopoly is a game legendary for its celebration of American capitalism, but its creator envisioned something very different.

    Wed, 25 Jan 2023
  • 1429 - Charles Ponzi's scheme

    Some of history's biggest financial scams owe their name to Charles Ponzi. Here's the story of the man behind the eponymous scheme.

    Fri, 20 Jan 2023
  • 1428 - Big Rigged (Classic)

    Driving a truck used to mean freedom. Now it means a mountain of debt.

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    Wed, 18 Jan 2023
  • 1427 - Two Indicators: The 2% inflation target

    If the Fed had a mantra to go along with its mandate, it might well be "two percent." We look into how that became the target inflation rate, why some economists are calling for a change and how the inflation rate becomes unanchored.

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2023
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