Podcast: The Big Chill in Consumer Spending

Publication Date: 

June, 2011

Diantha talks to Stanford economist Luigi Pistaferri about what's happened to Americans' spending habits in the Great Recession and its aftermath — and what this means for the future.

CPI's podcasts, hosted by Diantha Parker, feature discussions of cutting-edge research on poverty, inequality, and social policy. Funding comes from the Elfenworks Foundation, The Russell Sage Foundation, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.