Planet Money Summer School Planet Money Summer School is a crash course in economics for your ears. See the world through the lens of an economist and you'll start to feel a little less overwhelmed when making financial decisions.
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Planet Money Summer School

Economics is a game you should know how to play. And once you get the fundamental concepts, you start to see it everywhere: the news, the supermarket and even your dating life. So it's time to learn the rules. Planet Money Summer School is a crash course in economics for your ears. See the world through the lens of an economist and you'll start to feel a little less overwhelmed when making financial decisions. And if you're in front of the classroom? Teachers, this is made for you, too. Let us be your breezy and fun companion to assigned readings. We'll even assign the homework (and spare you the groans). Go beyond summer school and stay up-to-date on the economy with the latest episodes of the Planet Money podcast.

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SUMMER SCHOOL 1: Recessions & Rap Battles

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Planet Money Summer School 4: Bonds & Becky With The Good Yield

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Planet Money Summer School 5: Bubbles, Bikes & Biases

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Planet Money Summer School 6: Crypto & Commencement

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SUMMER SCHOOL 3: Profit & Cocaine

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SUMMER SCHOOL 4: Scarcity & Pistachios

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SUMMER SCHOOL 5: Trade & Santa

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SUMMER SCHOOL 6: Taxes & Donald Duck

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SUMMER SCHOOL 8: Risk & Disaster

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SUMMER SCHOOL: Graduation!

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