Despite job growth, fears about economy linger
Businesses created more jobs and paid employees more at the end of 2006. But the housing market is a real worry to some economists. Midmorning looks at the mixed economic picture, and at how the economic agenda of the Democrats will affect tax and trade policy.
- Menzie David Chinn: Professor of Public Affairs and Economics in the Robert M. LaFollette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also one of the authors of the Econbrowser blog.
- James Glassman: Senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and editor-in-chief of The American, a magazine focusing on business, economics, and public policy.