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How Four Drinking Buddies Saved Brazil

How Four Drinking Buddies Saved Brazil

This is a podcast from Planet Money.

Just two decades ago, inflation was so high that grocery stores were raising their prices every day. Shoppers would run ahead of the worker changing the price tags so they could pay the previous day's price.

A series of leaders tried and failed to stop inflation. One instituted a price freeze. Another froze peoples' bank accounts. Then, the government brought in four economists who had been...

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