Listen to “Economy ‘Firing on All Cylinders'” on Spreaker.

On Friday, the Labor Department reported a net increase of 250,000 new jobs in October, with the unemployment rate holding steady at the lowest level in nearly half a century and hundreds of thousands of people re-entering the labor force.  Mercatus Center Research Scholar Michael Farren joins us to explain why the economy is humming along at such a strong pace, what could make it even stronger. and what economic issues could stall our growth.