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LeBronomics

Two superstars doesn't mean twice the pleasure.
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Two superstars doesn't mean twice the pleasure.
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On today's Planet Money: the criminal underworld, the nature of human happiness, and the economics of LeBron James.

With special guest Mike Pesca, insight from Tyler Cowen, and a Planet Money indicator on China's currency.

For more:

  • Listen to Alex Blumberg's This American Life piece on the life of a Chicago scalper during the Michael Jordan era.
  • Read our post from this morning on China's currency, and listen to our recent podcast on the subject.
  • Study the equation that describes who a utilitarian should root for in the World Cup.
  • Download the podcast, orSubscribe. Music: Will Smith's "Miami" and Glenn Frey's "The Heat Is On." Find us:Twitter/Facebook/Flickr.

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    Jacob Goldstein is an NPR correspondent and co-host of the Planet Money podcast. He is the author of the book Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing.
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