Saudi Arabia After Oil: An IPO, Tech Jobs, and Yanni : Planet Money The young crown prince is trying to figure out how to save his country before the money runs out.
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Saudi Arabia After Oil: An IPO, Tech Jobs, and Yanni

Everybody needs oil. Saudi Arabia has a lot of oil. So the country has had an endless supply of money.

Then, things started changing. The U.S. started producing more oil, which means Saudi Arabia can't control world oil prices like they used to. Also, it's become clear that the world isn't going to run on oil forever.

Now, a young crown prince is trying to figure out how to save his country before the money runs out. Part of the plan: A Greek, new-age keyboardist.

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