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Segments From this episode
The British government is expected to vote on a controversial tuition hike for higher education -- students could expect to pay as much as $14,000 a year for public universities. Stephen Beard explains.
According to a new survey from the group Transparency International, a quarter of people around the world have paid a bribe in the last year. And one of the worst places is India.
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Simon Johnson, the former Chief Economist at the IMF about the global race to economic recovery, and about the U.S.'s recent tax decisions.
It looks like there's at least one issue in Washington that might be getting bipartisan support today: the expiration of ethanol tax credits. Sarah Gardner reports.
Although cigarette sales have fallen 17 percent in the past five years, smokeless tobacco sales have risen at about 7 percent a year. Tobacco companies are hoping smokers who quit cigarettes will move on to smokeless tobacco products within the same brand.
Insurers are trying to keep medical costs down by pushing consumers to shift to cheaper prescriptions. But as David Lazarus tells Jeremy Hobson, this could put those with conditions that can't be treated with generic drugs in an expensive bind.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 9, 2010