Welcome to the Econ Minute. It’s more than a minute, and it’s about more than just economics.
This is our first podcast. This pilot podcast begins with a visit to a mixed up world where the homeless are arrested for stealing less than a penny’s worth of electricity while high end electric vehicle drivers get priority parking and the privilege of plugging in for free.
Next, we take a trip in the wacky world of healthcare where expanded Medicaid coverage may lead to increased smoking by pregnant mothers-to-be.
We end with the silly world of solar energy where you might find some of the lowest of low wage workers. And these workers really are trapped in their jobs.
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