Our Five Favorite Fun Facts & Figures : The Indicator from Planet Money We stumble on interesting nuggets of economic information all the time. Here are some of our recent favorites.

Our Five Favorite Fun Facts & Figures

Our Five Favorite Fun Facts & Figures

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In the course of our reporting on the economy, we unearth all sorts of juicy nuggets of information and data — so many that we can't possibly make episodes out of all of them. So today we've decided to gather together some of our favorite tidbits for your listening pleasure. Get ready to be surprised by some data that we've gathered on GDP, legacy student enrollment, the racial wealth gap, the dominance of the U.S. dollar, and the average age of a startup CEO.

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Average is Over: GDP Edition

Legacy and Athlete Preferences at Harvard

What Wealth Inequality In America Looks Like

Code Switch: Location! Location! Location!

Foreign Exchange Turnover In April 2019

Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship