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Coffins Full of Car Keys

Why we have interest rates, how we misunderstand them - and a curious coffin connection. Ayeisha Thomas-Smith and Steve Bugeja present an everyday guide to economics.

Why we have interest rates, how we misunderstand them - and a curious coffin connection.

Economics with Subtitles is your everyday guide to economics and why you should care. In this edition, Ayeisha and Steve make sense of interest rates. Why did they lead to coffins full of car getting sent to the US Federal Reserve? What factors affect what you have to pay on your loans? And what do your film choices say about why you decide to borrow?

Producers: Simon Maybin & Phoebe Keane
Presenters: Ayeisha Thomas-Smith & Steve Bugeja.

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26 minutes

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Wed 29 Aug 2018 15:00

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