May 21, 2013 — A retired contractor from Colorado has spent the past two years building a school in Haiti. If he had it to do over, he tells us, he might do things differently.
May 17, 2013 — On today's show: Three short stories about trying to figure out what things are really worth. Also, an update on our t-shirt project.
May 14, 2013 — The Planet Money men's t-shirt will be made in part in Bangladesh.
May 10, 2013 — On today's show: What the color of the Planet Money t-shirt has to do with a painting from 1969.
May 7, 2013 — Nearly 20 states have legalized marijuana to some degree. As it turns out, this has profound economic consequences for dealers all across the country.
May 3, 2013 — Meet a Brazilian who took on the world's largest superpower, a Texas cotton farmer who's tired of hearing the Brazilians complain, and a guy named Renato — a.k.a. Retaliation Master.
Apr 30, 2013 — We're making a t-shirt that tells the story of its own creation.
Apr 26, 2013 — Sugar costs more in the U.S. than in the rest of the world. If you're in the candy business — if, say, you make 10 million lollipops a day — that's a big deal.
Apr 23, 2013 — On today's show we dive deep into the world of correlation and causation with Charles Wheelan, author of the new book, Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data.
Apr 19, 2013 — This week, a grad student found a simple error in one of the most famous economics studies of the past several years. Should this change the way we think about economic research?