Quoctrung Bui

Quoctrung Bui appears in the following:

What You'll Actually Pay At 1,550 Colleges

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

With college, there's the sticker price and the actual price you pay. This is the real cost for each school.


Obama Won't Rate Colleges, So We Did

Friday, September 18, 2015

President Obama had a plan to rate colleges on how well they served students financially. Then he backed off. So we asked three smart people how they would do it.


Horror Is The Best Deal In Hollywood

Friday, August 21, 2015

Audiences love to mock campy, low budget horror movies, but by one very important metric, they are the smartest movies around.


13 Years Of American Credit Cards, In 1 Graph

Friday, August 14, 2015

Credit cards have changed a lot โ€” and so have the interest rates we pay. Here's how.


17,205 People Guessed The Weight Of A Cow. Here's How They Did.

Friday, August 07, 2015

A few weeks ago, we asked the Internet a simple question: how much does this cow weigh?


Husbands And Wives: Who Works, Who Doesn't?

Monday, June 22, 2015

How couples share the burden of work โ€” over time, and across incomes.


Watch Robots Transform A California Hospital

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Robots don't always replace workers. Sometimes, workers use robots as tools.


Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Will your job be around in the future? We take a peek at the research.


How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs

Monday, May 18, 2015

For hundreds of years, people have been talking about machines taking jobs. Less often discussed: machines creating new jobs.


How Success Almost Killed A Game, And How Its Creators Saved It

Thursday, April 16, 2015

When Magic: The Gathering became a hit, its creators faced a surprising problem.


How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities

Thursday, March 19, 2015

What do families in the middle of the income distribution actually make in cities around the United States?


50 Years Of Shrinking Union Membership, In One Map

Monday, February 23, 2015

Union membership has been on a steady decline nationally since the middle of the last century. Watch as membership declines in states across the country.


The Fall And Rise Of U.S. Inequality, In 2 Graphs

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Since World War II, inequality in the U.S. has gone through two, dramatically different phases.


Is The Planet Money Short Making Money?

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Earlier this month we shorted the entire stock market. Check back here to see how it's doing.


Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how those changes played out across the country.


How Much More (Or Less) Would You Make If We Rolled Back Inequality?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

What would incomes look like for U.S. families today if the income distribution were the same as it was in 1979?


Where Wages Are Rising (And Falling), In 1 Graph

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Overall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.


Who Studies What? Men, Women And College Majors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Earlier this month we covered the gender gap among computer science students. But what does it look like for other majors?


Witches, Vampires And Pirates: 5 Years Of America's Most Popular Costumes

Monday, October 27, 2014

Thanks to shows like The Walking Dead and movies like World War Z, zombies are climbing the costume charts. The undead have risen from the 13th most popular costume up to No. 4 in just five years.


The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?