Marketplace Weekend

with Lizzie O'Leary

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015

This weekend, we talk about gaps, big and small, in our economy, our psychology, and our finances. Inequality scholar Branko Milanovic discusses wealth and income gaps globally. Two people working in China discuss what the economy there feels like. Psychology professor Elizabeth Dunn speaks about the gap between desire and fulfillment, and how you can use it to make the most of your purchases. Lizzie and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson discuss the time it takes for new technology to be introduced to the market. Jamelle Bouie talks with Lizzie about social inequality gaps, and later, one listener tells the story of financial gaps in his own life. And next week, we're focusing on leaps. Have you ever taken a financial leap of faith? Tell us about it, here, on the web, or @MarketplaceWKND.

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Marketplace Weekend® has concluded production as of July 2018. The show was hosted by Lizzie O’Leary and told powerful stories from economies both large and personal.