American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
The attacks on the World Trade Center closed down Wall Street. Stock markets are scheduled to reopen on Monday. But for many industries the landscape has changed. Diane and a panel of economic experts talk about last week’s terrorist strikes and their short and longterm implications for the U.S. economy.
- Robert Shiller - duplicate record professor of economics at Yale University and author of "Irrational Exuberance" (Princeton University Press)
- Robert Hartwig chief economist at the Insurance Information Institute
- George Hager business reporter for USA Today
- James Glassman fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and host of TechCentralStation.com
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