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Current Event August 27, 2014

Getting It Fast: The Instant Economy


Sometimes you want what you want when you want it, and you will pay to get it quickly. This desire combined with smart phone and GPS technology has created a booming market of services that enable their users to get what they want, when they want it. The instant gratification these services enable has created an “Instant gratification economy” that changes the way people interact with the world and the way people work. Listen to learn more about these services and their impact.

Economics

Story Length: 4:42

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AIR DATE: 08/05/2014


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