Are the Best Days of the U.S. Economy Over?

1/28/2016 - Professor of Economics Gregory Clark on PBS.

In Robert Gordon’s new book, “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” when it comes to the kind of productivity that leads to economic growth, the technological advances of recent decades have nothing on the inventions of the prior century.

Economic historian Greg Clark said he’s long been a techno-optimist. But after reading Gordon’s book: "I am actually convinced now that the best of America is behind us in terms of economic growth."

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