Tracking the Recession: Region by Region

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In Detroit, the median price of a home is now estimated at $7500, less than the lowest priced new car on the market. In Lehigh Acres, once a middle-class suburb of Miami, one out of every four people is now on food stamps. What’s now being called the Great Recession comes hard on the heels of a massive boom in construction.We examine the impact of the recession in different regions and their different prospects for economic recovery.

  • Listen to this discussion, broadcast earlier today, on To the Point.
Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis