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Money Talking: Is a Celebrity CEO a Good Thing?

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Pregnant tech superstar Marissa Mayer’s appointment to be CEO of Yahoo has people talking about the struggle for work-life balance. But another big question is whether celebrity CEOs are the best people to execute successful corporate turnarounds. Listen to Joe Nocera and me talk about this, as well as whether the Olympic Games actually result in any real economic benefits for the cities that host them, in this week’s edition of Money Talking on WNYC.