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Marketplace for Monday, March 5, 2012

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Ahead of Super Tuesday, we’re in Atlanta exploring the city’s economy. Mayor Kasim Reed weighs in on how Atlanta’s new $1.4 billion international terminal can help the city bounce back. Graduating students from Emory University discuss what the future holds. And reporter David Gura brings us the story of one couple who went from middle class to working five part-time jobs to stay afloat.

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The Real Economy

Emory students look to the uncertain future

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 5, 2012
Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
The Real Economy

From middle class to working poor

by David Gura Mar 5, 2012
Steve and Suellen Daniels never imagined that in their mid-50s they would struggle this much.
The Real Economy

How can Atlanta spur economic growth?

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 5, 2012
Kai Ryssdal tours the new international terminal at Atlanta's airport and talks with Mayor Kasim Reed about how the $1.4 billion project can help the city bounce back to its boomtown days.
Final Note

Don't bet against Atlanta

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 5, 2012
Final thoughts on Atlanta's future.
The Real Economy

Finding faith in the Athens, Ga. economy

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 5, 2012
Father Anthony Salzman discusses how his parish is doing and whether he sees any signs of economic recovery.

Music from the episode

Bed Death Oryx & Crake
Remix Darryl Reeves

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