Chris Farrell is senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic programs. He is an economics commentator for Minnesota Public Radio and host of its series, Conversations on the Creative Economy. An award-winning journalist, Farrell is a columnist for PBS Next Avenue and The Star Tribune. He has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, Kiplinger’s and other publications. His most recent book is "Purpose and a Paycheck: Finding Meaning, Money, and Happiness in the Second Half of Life."