Dec 9, 2019

Remembering Paul Volcker

Plus: A new innovation that could make recycling more efficient, how to make kids' entertainment more diverse, and the "smoker's track" at work.

Segments From this episode

Paul Volcker's battle against inflation pushed interest rates up to 20%

Dec 9, 2019
Getting a loan in the early 1980s was a lot more expensive than today. That was the point.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker testifies before the Joint Economic Committee May 14, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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When it pays to smoke with the boss

Dec 9, 2019
Male smokers who work for other male smokers get promoted faster, according to new research.
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Why one children's company is betting on cultural pride

The co-founders of Encantos Media want to make diverse kids' content for multicultural families like theirs.
Steven Wolfe Pereira and Susie Jaramillo at Encantos Media's Manhattan office.
Maria Hollenhorst/Marketplace

Music from the episode

Message In A Bottle The Police
Empire State Of Mind JAY-Z, Alicia Keys
Sound Is Vibration Atmosphere
Hot Stuff Donna Summer

The team

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

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