“Sliding doors” economics
Oct 7, 2022

“Sliding doors” economics

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Plus: semiconductor demand, oversharing on LinkedIn and what to make of the September jobs report.

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The Weekly Wrap

“Marketplace” host Kai Ryssdal talks to Jeanna Smialek at the New York Times and Sudeep Reddy at Politico about the September jobs report, how the Federal’s Reserve’s monetary policy is affecting the economy, and more.

What would the job market look like if there'd been no COVID pandemic?

Oct 7, 2022
Different in many ways. But not that different.
Because of the pandemic's health dangers, many baby boomers have left the labor force.
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Demand for electronics is falling. But some types of semiconductors are still in short supply.

Oct 7, 2022
Samsung and AMD say demand is weakening for high-end devices like laptops and smartphones. But vehicles still face semiconductor shortages.
While chips for computers are no longer in high demand, supplies are tight for lower-end chips that go into vehicles.
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When is "fair use" fair? In Warhol copyright case, Supreme Court could offer new answers.

Oct 7, 2022
An upcoming case could redefine how artists make art and whether they get paid for it.
Was Andy Warhol's use of Lynn Goldsmith's Prince photo fair use? The Supreme Court will weigh in.
Courtesy Supreme Court of the United States

Looking to go viral? Try LinkedIn.

Oct 7, 2022
LinkedIn has shifted from a buttoned-up career-driven site to content creation and, sometimes, oversharing. Lora Kelley of The New York Times explains the changes.
LinkedIn is no longer a buttoned-up resume showcase as feeds fill up with crying selfies and tales of burnout. "People are posting about ... personal challenges," says Lora Kelley of The New York Times.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer