Holiday Shopping, China and Economic Recovery

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Consumer spending accounts for 70 percent of the US economy, so the holiday shopping season is an important measure of economic recovery. This year, it started early, and the big question is, how long will it last?

Credits

Guests:
Kelli Grant - Senior Consumer Reporter, SmartMoney.com, Derek Thompson - The Atlantic - @DKThomp, Karen Dynan - Co-Director of the Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution, David Leonhardt - New York Times - @DLeonhardt

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis