What the shutdown cost
Jan 25, 2019

What the shutdown cost

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As President Donald Trump agreed to temporarily reopen the government Friday, mayors from all around the country were wrapping up a trip to Washington, D.C., to talk about what the shutdown has cost their communities. We'll talk to some today, plus what government data we've been missing during the standoff. Then: What it's like to be a female economist.

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What it is like to be a female economist

A Washington Post reporter talks about the "seemingly minor sexist moments" at the biggest gathering of economists in the U.S.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, left, and former chairs Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke participate in a panel discussion at the American Economic Association conference on Jan. 4 in Atlanta.
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As President Donald Trump agreed to temporarily reopen the government Friday, mayors from all around the country were wrapping up a trip to Washington, D.C., to talk about what the shutdown has cost their communities. We’ll talk to some today, plus what government data we’ve been missing during the standoff. Then: What it’s like to be a female economist.

Music from the episode

Shoop Salt-N-Pepa
San Junipero The Bamboos
Lost Frank Ocean
Passionfruit Drake
Pa Pa Power Dead Man's Bones

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer