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Josh Bivens, director of research and policy at the Economic Policy Institute, assesses in this Burning Issues video segment whether the United States is ready for the next global economic slowdown.

The United States is among the healthiest countries in the global economy, but Bivens explains that even the U.S. is only partially recovered from the 2008 recession. With other large economic powers perilously close to recession, what the next president believes about the role of government in stimulating economic growth is important. Using that lens, Bivens measures the presidential candidates’ economic plans.

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