Topics » Business & Economy   Jan. 3, 2012

Laughing at Macroeconomics: The Cartoon Introduction

Seeing Eye-to-Eye

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Photo: Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

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Seeing Eye-to-Eye

The book covers some politically hot-button issues, such as the proper role of government. Both economist Yoram Bauman and cartoonist Grady Klein tried to present both sides in a lighthearted way.

"We tried to ease the tension on these issues by showing them being argued on the page," Klein said. "As a cartoonist, it's fun to show people arguing - you can have them with steam coming out of their ears."

Listen as economist Yoram Bauman talks about how they dealt with politically-charged issues:

How did you deal with hot-button issues? by PBSNewsHour