Marketplace

By Marketplace

Every weekday, host Kai Ryssdal helps you make sense of the day’s business and economic news — no econ degree or finance background required. “Marketplace” takes you beyond the numbers, bringing you context. Our team of reporters all over the world speak with CEOs, policymakers and regular people just trying to get by.

  1. 1.
    The cost of hygiene theater
    27:50
  2. 2.
    Consumers aren’t worried about inflation … yet
    27:55
  3. 3.
    The psychological toll of long-term unemployment
    27:09
  4. 4.
    How the balance of power in the labor market is shifting
    28:09
  5. 5.
    Why inflation can be a self-fulfilling prophecy
    28:07
  6. 6.
    How consumer behavior is affecting the economic recovery
    28:09
  7. 7.
    Why people are worried about inflation
    27:46
  8. 8.
    About those wine and cheese tariffs
    28:06
  1. 9.
    The racial gap in appraisals devalues homes owned by people of color
    28:09
  2. 10.
    What will it actually take to achieve global tax reform?
    25:14
  3. 11.
    Jobs are up, but the labor force participation rate is down
    27:53
  4. 12.
    The long-term challenges of long-term unemployment
    28:35
  5. 13.
    The jobs available aren’t necessarily the ones people want
    27:40
  6. 14.
    What’s going on with the American workforce?
    27:40
  7. 15.
    Tourist destinations are bracing for post-pandemic summer crowds
    27:51
  8. 16.
    More than a year into the pandemic, rent relief is finally reaching those who need it
    27:37
  9. 17.
    What’s driving rental car prices so high?
    28:34
  10. 18.
    Women are bearing substantial burdens from long-term unemployment
    28:35
  11. 19.
    Why Black entrepreneurship surged during the pandemic
    27:45
  12. 20.
    Have businesses kept their promises for racial justice?
    28:37
  13. 21.
    The Federal Reserve is thinking about a digital dollar
    27:47
  14. 22.
    Why long-term unemployment starts at 27 weeks
    27:51
  15. 23.
    How disaggregated data leads to better policy
    28:31
  16. 24.
    “We don’t have a day to lose”
    25:48
  17. 25.
    Pipeline companies are trying to avoid regulation, despite major hack
    27:27
  18. 26.
    What inflation, retail sales and relief payments are telling us about the economic recovery
    28:41
  19. 27.
    Labor shortage + desperate employers = rising wages
    28:38
  20. 28.
    Consumer prices jumped higher than expected
    28:39
  21. 29.
    Small-business owners aren’t feeling great about the future
    27:06
  22. 30.
    States are starting to drop out of federal pandemic unemployment programs
    28:02
  23. 31.
    Making sense of a disappointing jobs report
    28:25
  24. 32.
    What’s driving the labor shortage?
    28:20
  25. 33.
    Who has leverage in the labor market?
    28:17
  26. 34.
    “I think I really began to question what is living”
    25:20
  27. 35.
    The low-hanging fruit on Biden’s climate agenda
    28:20
  28. 36.
    It could take quite a while for the labor market to recover from COVID
    28:15
  29. 37.
    Do we really want to get back to a pre-pandemic economy?
    28:21
  30. 38.
    Pent-up demand for a vacation
    28:11
  31. 39.
    Why a Baltimore church is pledging half a million dollars in reparations
    25:20
  32. 40.
    Investing in children and families is also infrastructure
    28:24
  33. 41.
    The stock market is … an idiot
    25:22
  34. 42.
    U.S. trade rep: “We don’t exist in a vacuum”
    25:24
  35. 43.
    How control over the pandemic will affect the stay-home economy
    28:31
  36. 44.
    About China’s “poverty alleviation slow trains”
    28:11
  37. 45.
    Not having paid time off can be a barrier to getting vaccinated
    28:04
  38. 46.
    Community pharmacists face challenges in vaccine rollout
    27:26
  39. 47.
    How walk-in clinics could help achieve vaccination equity
    27:57
  40. 48.
    Will company culture come back after the pandemic?
    28:31
  41. 49.
    Welcome to Zoom Town, USA
    28:22
  42. 50.
    Surging anti-Asian violence is taking a toll on Asian-owned businesses
    25:23

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