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What worries economists? 'When people aren't worried.'

Most of us are focused on our own fortunes, not the state of the economy. Meanwhile, business leaders, along with policymakers, tend to let the good times roll until they come to screeching halt.

But what concerns a leading economist about the economy?

"When people aren't worried," said Randall Kroszner, economics professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, during the school's annual economic outlook event last week. "When the shock comes, they're

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