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Using Mail As An Economic Indicator

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Using Mail As An Economic Indicator

Using Mail As An Economic Indicator

Using Mail As An Economic Indicator

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There are lots of ways to measure the health of the economy: the inflation rate, GDP and unemployment numbers. There's another economic index — measured by someone you may have never considered an expert on economic matters — your mailman.

Chana Joffe-Walt reports for member station KPLU.