Marketplace for Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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In the latest installment of Freakonomics Radio, Steven Levitt explains how bribes might actually get kids to do better in school. Neiman Marcus and Target are collaborating on a new collection. An upcoming court case may change whether you have to pay the fee to swipe your card for a purchase. An American tourist company in Paris is offering guided tours through historical places for African Americans. Commentator Justin Wolfers explains the competing narratives in this year's election. And we look at the tiny news stories that are packing a big punch.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election
President Obama and Mitt Romney have different takes on the economy. Commentator Justin Wolfers says they're both right.
Posted In: paris, tourism, black history
Tour groups like the Black Paris Tour highlight the shared history of Paris and black America, which stretches back to the 18th century when freed slaves and persecuted blacks sought refuge, art and culture in France.