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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, March 20, 2015
Mar 20, 2015

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, March 20, 2015

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On this week's episode, Marketplace and our partners at the BBC focus on the United States for the final installment of our series about the global economy,  Six Routes. What is the American dream, and how can we get ahead? Listen to a round-table discussion with the journalists from our Six Routes collaboration about what they learned while reporting thier stories. Plus, we hear from some people who left their native lands to come to America in search of economic opportunities.

Segments From this episode

Economist Jagdish Bhagwati on where to make it big

Mar 20, 2015
Lizzie O'Leary talks to him about the common themes we found profiling six economies.

Finding the beta version of Silicon Valley

Mar 20, 2015
Does the American dream still exist in America? Location, location, location.

Paths to prosperity from around the world

The reporters who traveled the world for "Six Routes" tell their stories.

On this week’s episode, Marketplace and our partners at the BBC focus on the United States for the final installment of our series about the global economy,  Six Routes. What is the American dream, and how can we get ahead? Listen to a round-table discussion with the journalists from our Six Routes collaboration about what they learned while reporting thier stories. Plus, we hear from some people who left their native lands to come to America in search of economic opportunities.