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Economic Behavior

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Economic Behavior

Economic Behavior

Economic Behavior

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Economic policy assumes Americans will behave in a certain way. We'll talk about whether those assumptions are right, and about how changes in policy affect the way you spend or save your money.

Guests:

Diane Swonk
*Chief economist for Bank One in Chicago
*Author, The Passionate Economist: Finding the Power and Humanity Behind the Numbers (John Wiley & Sons 2003)

Matthew Shapiro
*Professor and chair of economics at the University of Michigan
*Senior research scientist for the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan