The economic crisis that began in 2008 here in the U.S. spread far beyond far beyond our borders. It triggered a world-wide downturn that's still causing turmoil, especially in Europe.
But there are some countries that may have actually benefited from the global recession. Foreign Policy magazine has been looking into some of the ones that ended up in the winner's column: South Korea, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Indonesia and Sweden.
Josh Keating, associate editor at the magazine, joins the show to discuss why certain countries did better than others.