Outlook for the World Economy

Two former chief economists of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offered opposing forecasts for the world economy in 2009 and 2010.… read more

Two former chief economists of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offered opposing forecasts for the world economy in 2009 and 2010. While sharing deep concerns over the near-term outlook, Michael Mussa argued that the stimulus initiatives already undertaken would promote a vigorous recovery, while Simon Johnson argued that continuing problems in the financial markets were likely to produce a prolonged global recession. After their presentations, the economists responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2009

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  • Apr 08, 2009 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2009 | 3:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 2009 | 1:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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