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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The bankruptcy myth
    Bankruptcy is supposed to help people get back on their feet after a difficult financial patch. But new research suggests that people don't recover as easily as all that. In the next "voices of Economic Experience" series two experts on bankruptcy and consumer debt talk about what years of study tell us about how we're handling the burden of too much owed.9:06 a.m.
    Katie Porter: Associate professor at the University of Iowa College of Law. She's a member of the Bankruptcy Data Project, led by Elizabeth Warren at Harvard University.
    Robert Lawless: Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law. He is a member of the Bankruptcy Data Project, which studies people who file for bankruptcy over years.
  • Why we sleep
    New research on sleep deprivation has doctors concerned about obesity and heart failure for their night-owl patients.10:06 a.m.
    Sanjay Patel: Assistant professor of medicine at case western reserve university. He works in the division of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
    Gary Richardson: Senior research scientist and endocrinologist at Henry Ford hospital sleep disorders center.
    Tom McClellan: Defense scientist in research and development for the Canadian defense department.

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