The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Following Up: The Upside of a Downturn Listen 8 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/26823/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Daniel Gross, columnist for Newsweek and Slate.com and the author of Pop!: Why Bubbles Are Great For The Economy (Collins, 2007), explains the upside to a recession.