Marketplace for Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Jul 14, 2015

Marketplace for Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, July 14, 2015: From Athens, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Nick Voglis, a sandwich-shop owner, about the changes to his business and life wrought by the Greek debt crisis. Plus, on the day a deal is announced with Iran, we look at one aspect of the untapped potential it presents: its people. Demographics are on Iran’s side right now. Iran has a young, educated, mostly middle-class population — what opportunities does this offer the country? What does it offer U.S. and other international companies wanting to do business there? We explore. 

Segments From this episode

One last moment from our trip to Athens

Jul 14, 2015
"Don't forget, [Greece is] more than 4,000 years old."

College students feel the weight of the Greek crisis

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Some Greek are worried about job opportunities amid the crisis.

Sweet treats in the midst of economic fallout

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Bakery shop owner Olga Karastathi hasn't seen profit from her business, but she's still optimistic.

Promise, risk await post-sanction Iran

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Sanctions relief comes at an important moment for the Iranian population

Tourism in an economic crisis

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The Greek crisis hasn't stopped tourism.

Little Athens has to cope with the crisis, too

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The Greek debt crisis has caused ripple effects, affecting business owners in the U.S.

Sandwich shop owner keeps the optimism alive in Greece

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Business for Nick Voglis has fallen by 40 to 50 percent since 2007.

Three jobs, a family and uncertainty

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Tonia Korka has to juggle multiple jobs to support her family.

A German show faces a Greek audience

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A troupe of actresses from Germany face an Athens audience.

Airing on Tuesday, July 14, 2015: From Athens, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal talks to Nick Voglis, a sandwich-shop owner, about the changes to his business and life wrought by the Greek debt crisis. Plus, on the day a deal is announced with Iran, we look at one aspect of the untapped potential it presents: its people. Demographics are on Iran’s side right now. Iran has a young, educated, mostly middle-class population — what opportunities does this offer the country? What does it offer U.S. and other international companies wanting to do business there? We explore. 

Music from the episode

Beautiful Liar Beyoncé, Shakira
This Is Our Lot Wild Beasts
Wait, Wait, Wait Northern Faces
Cassettesingle Fujiya & Miyagi
No Room In Frame Death Cab for Cutie