Stimulating the Economy: The Basics

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economics.jpg2008 was supposed to be a good economic year, but it didn't turn out that way. Now there's almost a competition for predictions of gloom and doom. To stem the negative tide, the Obama transition team is promising a major stimulus package. Michael Mandel, chief economist for BusinessWeek magazine, has a new textbook out called Economics: The Basics.

Credits

Guest:
Michael Mandel - Editor in Chief, Visible Economy

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton, Dan Konecky, Sonya Geis