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The Jackpod: Missing misery

On Point news analyst Jack Beatty looks at what’s counted in official U.S. inflation numbers and finds that the cost of money is not factored into the cost of living.


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Friday, March 29th at 6 AM

From the archive and in the news

Pro-Trump protesters yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep others from entering due to overcrowding on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

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48:47Mar 30, 2024

From the archive and in the news: How to cut through the 'noise' that hinders human judgment

Nobel prize-winning economist and psychologist Daniel Kahneman has died at the age of 90. In June 2021, we spoke with Kahneman, and his co-author Olivier Sibony, about their book, ‘Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment.'

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