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Nobel Prize in Economics: A history of winners

Oct 15, 2012
It's best known as the Nobel Prize for Economics, but the official name of the award handed out today for the 44th time is The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. A list of past winners.
Posted In: Economics, Nobel Prize

December ends 2011 employment story on good note

Jan 6, 2012
The December jobs report showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5, the lowest rate since February 2009.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Shutdown averted, Congress weighs stimulus

Dec 16, 2011
Now that Congress has averted a government shutdown, it takes up the extension of the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., government spending, federal budget

EU RIP? Europe deal fractures union

Dec 9, 2011
A new fiscal pact leaves the U.K. and three other nations out in the cold, as European leaders scramble to convince investors that they have diffused the debt bomb at the European summit in Brussels
Posted In: Europe debt crisis

Working moms don't always have it easy

Nov 10, 2011
Checking the Marketplace's Daily Pulse, our offbeat take on the health of the U.S. economy. There's word today that just over half of working mo...
Posted In: Jobs, Marketplace Daily Pulse, maternity leave, working moms

Euro crisis: A view from London to Los Angeles

Nov 2, 2011
The programme I present, Business Daily, is broadcast on the BBC's World Service and has a world agenda. But recently we've spent a lot of time...
Posted In: Eurozone, Reporter's Notebook

A day in the life at Marketplace

Nov 1, 2011
Ever wonder what it takes to put together a day's worth of programming at Marketplace? Check out this behind-the-scenes video that captures "A da...
Posted In: behind-the-scenes, Reporter's Notebook, video

Europe Nears Crisis: Weekend at Bernie's Redux

Oct 21, 2011
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have moved the goal post, again. Although they previously promised that Sund...
Posted In: Analysis, Europe debt crisis, jill schlesinger

Jill Schlesinger: Retail therapy? Americans spend more but feel worse

Oct 14, 2011
My first boss once said to me: "Watch what they do and ignore what they say." He was referring to consumers, who despite telling pollsters that t...
Posted In: jill schlesinger, Occupy Wall Street, Retail, The Breakdown: Economy

Get on the bus with Kai Ryssdal

Oct 10, 2011
The Breakdown: What's working in the job market from Marketplace on Vimeo. Last week Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal and a small team rode the bus ...
Posted In: The Breakdown: Economy

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