economic slowdown

  • January 19, 2016  

    China’s economy grew last year at the slowest pace since 1990, at a lower-than-expected rate of 6.9 percent. Jeffrey Brown talks to Ken Lieberthal of the Brookings Institute and Cornell economist Eswar Prasad about what that means for China and global economic stability. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2008  

    The ease with which Americans can make purchases using credit cards and loans has led to increased personal debt. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Stuart Vyse, author of “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money,” about the roots of the country’s financial troubles. Continue reading