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Economy: Perception vs. Reality


Economy: Perception vs. Reality The perception of the economy, even among experts, varies wildly these days. While some paint a gloomy picture, others say that the economy is holding up well through particularly difficult times. Our panel of experts weigh in on economic reality versus perception in conjunction with the eight-part WFAE News series, Faces of Charlotte's Economy. Guests John Connaughton - TIAA-CREF Professor of Economics, UNC Charlotte Mark Vitner - Senior Economist, Wachovia Vikram Kumar - Professor of Economics, Davidson Colleges Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323, charlottetalks@wfae.org or comment at Charlotte Blogs.