Archive for the ‘GDP’ Tag

Weed GDP   Leave a comment

Weed GDPLink: https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/01/30/581923542/weed-gdp

Summary: Ever wonder what goods and services contributes significantly to a country’s economy? GDP is the basic measure that does just that and, in this podcast, the director general of Statistics Canada goes on a journey to determine the figures that represent marijuana’s contribution to Canada’s GDP to see the economic effects of marijuana legalization within the country.

Original Air Date: January 30, 2018

Length: 6 minutes 4 seconds

China, China, China   Leave a comment

china china chinaLink: http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/09/09/438948679/episode-649-china-china-china

Summary: In this podcast, the Planet Money team attempt to decipher why economic news about China is so popular in the media and if the indicators are something we should worry about including the stock market and economic growth.

Original Air Date: September 9, 2015

Length: 17 minutes 9 seconds

Will Economic Growth Destroy the Planet?   2 comments

image of environmental accounting for pollutionLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/10/25/141701559/the-tuesday-podcast-will-economic-growth-destroy-the-planet

Summary: A discussion of the question whether the environment can sustain continuous economic growth, and the impact of economic growth on the environment.

Original Air Date: October 25, 2011

Length: 21:51

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