We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with NPR’s Planet Money! Planet Money is an award-winning NPR podcast that explains aspects of the economy with interesting, relevant stories that captivate audiences across the country–and now you can access that great content on Listenwise!
Through this partnership we are offering economics stories and lessons aimed at high school students. Topics include the stock market, inflation, government spending, the Federal Reserve and much more. These stories are a great way to inform students about important economic systems, institutions, and issues facing the United States.
Here are some Planet Money stories currently available on Listenwise:
- Making 3 Trillion Dollars Disappear
- Incentives to Work Hard
- The Invention of the Economy
- What it Takes to Raise Your Income
We currently have 12 economics stories on our website and you can find the stories by searching “Planet Money” in the search bar on the top right of our website. Be on the lookout for more upcoming lessons!