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Mar 5, 2020
Money can’t buy love — or an election
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How will COVID-19 be reflected in the jobs report? Michael Bloomberg spends half a billion dollars before dropping out of the 2020 race. What the employment contracts of 18th-century pirates can teach us.
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Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped out of the presidential race after spending a record half a billion dollars.
Econ Extra Credit with David Brancaccio
Equality abounded on the open sea.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Michael Lipkin Producer
Erika Soderstrom Fellow