or How the World Economy Fell Apart and Why the Economists Didn’t Have A Clue
James K. Galbraith examines current economic debates about austerity, government spending, tax policy, and job creation. How much is our understanding – on Main Street and on Wall Street, in Washington and at America’s kitchen tables – about the economy driven by economic theory? By politics? What impact do these abstract ideas have on our well-being?
Recorded September 8