Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the first 2012 presidential debate in Denver, CO.
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
October 4, 2012 During the presidential debate last night, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talked about their political platforms. Here's how what they said matches up with our economist-approved presidential platform.
September 28, 2012 We bring in real political consultants to help us plan a campaign for our fake candidate. Our goal: Sell our candidate to America by making economics sexy.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/161967973/161988278" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
A marijuana cigarette in British Columbia. Our panel of economists agrees that criminalizing pot is a huge waste of resources.
Jae C. Hong/AP
July 19, 2012 A summary of the economic policies that won a thumbs-up from our broad spectrum of economists — and would probably prove toxic to any actual presidential candidate.
July 18, 2012 On today's show: The Planet Money economic platform. Backed by the brightest minds in modern economics. Pure poison to any politician that embraces it.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/156928675/156959883" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor