Economist Paul Krugman said on Sunday that there's a "reasonably high chance" the economy will contract in the second half of next year. Appearing on ABC's "This Week," Krugman said he agreed with fellow economist (and Nobel prize winner) Joseph Stiglitz. "The things we know about are all gonna be negative in the second half of next year," he said. But he said the chance, while significant, was "less than fifty-fifty odds." Krugman: 'Reasonably High Chance' Economy Will Contract Next Year (VIDEO) well by golly miss molly to hear the libtards tell it "everything is all better now" "the depression is over" and now here they come hat in hand setting us up for a second bailout! I knew it would happen. Yep! But I just know all the libtards on this board who said "the depression is over" are not gonna see the need for a second bailout.. Newp Newp Newp.