Riding The Economic Rollercoaster

From the 1950s until 2000, America enjoyed fairly stable economic growth. But the economy has been a lot shakier since the Great Recession of 2008. We’ll talk this hour about why these rapid fluctuations might be here to stay with James K. Galbraith, the chair of the Government/Business Relations department at the School of Public Affairs at UT-Austin. His new book is The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth.