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by Jacob Goldstein
Jul 9, 2010

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On today's Planet Money: the criminal underworld, the nature of human happiness, and the economics of LeBron James.

With special guest Mike Pesca, insight from Tyler Cowen, and a Planet Money indicator on China's currency.

For more:

  • Listen to Alex Blumberg's This American Life piece on the life of a Chicago scalper during the Michael Jordan era.
  • Read our post from this morning on China's currency, and listen to our recent podcast on the subject.
  • Study the equation that describes who a utilitarian should root for in the World Cup.

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