Recession Actually Started Last Year

American VoicesEconomyrecessionbusiness ISSUE 44•49 Dec 3, 2008

The National Bureau of Economic Research announced that we are in an economic recession that began in December of last year. What do you think?

  • “Did they figure out when it was ending?”

    Maria Flores –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Wait, wait, say that again. I want to do the dramatic taking-off-my-glasses-while-saying-'My God' thing.”

    Will Fischer –
    Social Studies Teacher

  • “Yeah, but when did the economy officially transition from recession to royal clusterfuck?”

    Charlie Koe –
    Bricklayer