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 U.S. welcomed China’s decision to allow the value of its currency to rise against the dollar, but the long-term implications are unclear. Diane and guests explore what Chinese exchange rate flexibility could mean for the U.S. and the global economy.
- Shang-Jin Wei director, Chazen Institute of International Business prof of Finance and Economics, and N. T. Wang Prof of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia University Graduate School of Business
- C. Fred Bergsten director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and author of "China's Rise."
- Jerry Seib executive Washington editor, "The Wall Street Journal."
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