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Amanda Aronczyk has been a public radio reporter and new media producer for over 15 years, and has worked at Radiolab, Marketplace, Weekend America and The Next Big Thing. As a freelancer, she has produced podcasts for the The New Yorker and Slate, as well as reported and produced for a variety of programs, including the BBC World Service, Freakonomics and Studio 360. She’s also an adjunct faculty member at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She's currently working on The Cost of Crime, a multimedia investigation into the financial repercussions of imprisonment.  

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Features by Amanda Aronczyk

Watching Occupy Wall Street

As the protest enters it's fourth week, more and more people are heading down to Lower Manhattan to have a look for themselves at Occupy Wall...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Occupy Wall Street, picture this

Before There Was Money, There Was Debt

Debt: The First 5,000 Years is a new book by anthropologist, author and general provocateur, David Graeber. It gives a long and global view on th...
Posted In: david brancaccio, David Graeber, debt, economy 4.0

Someday, and That Day May Never Come...

We came up with a lot of possibilities when we were trying to think of a good metaphor to explain a derivatives clearinghouse....
Posted In: Clearinghouse, david brancaccio, Derivatives, economy 4.0, Satyajit Das

When There's Not Enough Time to (Celtic) Rock

Yesterday, we aired a story about Maryland's Genuine Progress Indicator, an alternative economic index that factors in hard-to-calculate variables...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Genuine Progress Indicator, Martin O'Malley, Maryland, new numbers

Feeling Relaxed? Now Put a Price On It

Let's say you're outside, it's a warm summer afternoon, you're sipping an iced tea... no wait that has too much caffeine, better make it a lemonade...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Genuine Progress Indicator, GPI, Maryland, new numbers

How is your credit report affecting your employment?

A study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that over 60 percent of employers used credit reports in deciding whether to hire...
Posted In: credit report, credit score, david brancaccio, economy 4.0

The Gold ATM Index

This morning, David Brancaccio reported on consumer confidence in Egypt, as well as in the region at large. He mentioned the Gold-To-Go ATM in A...
Posted In: ATM, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Egypt, gold, middle east, UAE

George Soros: Extended Play

Yesterday, David Brancaccio reported on the future of the global financial system, as seen by billionaire George Soros, British financial regulator...
Posted In: Bretton Woods, economy 4.0, George Soros, Lord Adair Turner, Niall Ferguson

Too Big To Fail is Too Hard To Resist

HBO has just released a preview for Too Big To Fail, a film based on the Andrew Ross Sorkin book of (of course) the same name....
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Erin McKean, lexicography, too big to fail

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