Marketplace for March 11, 2011

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Marketplace for March 11, 2011

The complications of health reform's accountable care organizations

The health reform law will be encouraging doctors, hospitals and insurance companies to work together in caring for Medicare patients through what are called accountable care organizations. But will they work?
Posted In: Health

Illinois expands sales tax for online purchases

New laws seeks to raise revenue from e-commerce by requiring Illinois-based affiliates of online retailers like to collect sales tax.
Posted In: Retail, Taxes

Investing in female entrepreneurs in Afghanistan

Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discusses the challenges facing Afghan businesswomen.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The effectiveness of Japan's earthquake early-warning system

The Japanese had invested more than a decade and hundreds of millions of dollars into an early-warning system that might have saved a number of lives today.

The economic recovery ahead for Japan

The Economist's bureau chief in Japan, Kenneth Cukier, talks about how Japan might recover from this earthquake economically.

Weekly Wrap: The budget, oil prices

Kai Ryssdal goes over the past week's financial news with Sudeep Reddy from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine. This week: The budget fight in Washington, and the oil bubble.
Posted In: Oil

Small talk: The YouTube degree, Phil Collins retires

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Galigano talk with fellow Marketplace staffers about under-the-radar business stories involving Facebook bullies, the YouTube degree and Phil Collins' retirement.

Music from this show

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Paper Planes (as made famous by M.I.A.)
Instrumental Hip Hop Beat Makers
A.D.I.D.A.S. (Clean Album Version)
Killer Mike (featuring Big Boi)
The Holograms
Fol Chen
We Are (Instrumental)