During The Holidays, What Kinds Of Gifts Do People Actually Want?05:37

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As you finish your holiday shopping, there's new research that might help you decide what to buy. Researchers found that people tend to purchase gifts that are fun to give, but may not be great to receive.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) of The Atlantic about what kinds of gifts people actually want, and how the holidays impact the economy.

This segment aired on December 19, 2016.


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