Responding to Minority Leader John Boehner's call for President Obama to fire his economic team, Mark Zandi, founder of Moody's Economy.com, argues that Obama's stimulus package has been very helpful to the U.S. economy. "The stimulus did exactly what it was intended to do," says Zandi. "It was to end the recession and jump start a recovery, and it did that."
Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics and co-founder of Economy.com, sits down for a conversation with attendees of the Monitor Breakfast about the state of the economy, including the recent plunge in U.S. housing sales and rise in unemployment. - The Monitor Breakfast
Mark Zandi is an American economist and co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, a widely-cited source of economic analysis.