Current Economic Situation
Amity Shlaes and Dean Baker talked by remote link from the New York City studio about the current economic situation. They reacted to… read more
Amity Shlaes and Dean Baker talked by remote link from the New York City studio about the current economic situation. They reacted to a video clip of President Obama commenting that day on the one-year anniversary of signing the economic stimulus bill. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Amity Shlaes is a senior fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and syndicated columnist for Bloomberg. Ms. Shlaes is a former columnist for the Financial Times and a former member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of several books, including The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy and What to Do About It and The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression.
Dean Baker is the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He is a columnist and the author of numerous books, including Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy and False Profits: Recovering from the Bubble Economy. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Baker, Dean Co-Founder and Co-Director Center for Economic and Policy Research
- Shlaes, Amity Senior Fellow Council on Foreign Relations->Economic History
- Slen, Peter Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN->BookTV
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