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#110: Is Productivity Slowing Down?

With technology and this information age, we always hear “the world is changing faster than ever”. But is it? Today’s guest makes the case this is not true.  He says economic growth is slowing down in America, and this has huge implications for your future. Todd and Evan interview Professor Robert Gordon, an influential economist who makes the case for how productivity may be slowing.

Robert Gordon is an economics and social science professor at Northwestern University and author of “The Rise and Fall of American Growth”. To hear more from Robert see his TED Talk and interview on NPR’s Planet Money.