Economic recovery: stimulus vs. deficit
07/02/2010, 9:06 a.m.
President Obama toured the country this week to tout his economic plan. While he makes the case for more stimulus spending, world leaders at the recent G-20 summit pledged to halve their government spending to avoid the fate of Greece. Can Obama fix the economy while reducing the deficit?
* Diane Lim Rogers: Chief economist for the Concord Coalition. She has served as chief economist for the House Budget Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee serving with both the Clinton and Bush administrations.
* Alan Auerbach: Professor of economics and law and director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance.
* Clyde Prestowitz: Author of "The Betrayal of American Prosperity," released this past May. He is also the founder and President of the Economic Strategy Institute and served as counselor to the secretary of commerce in the Reagan Administration.
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