Is the U.S. headed toward an economic downturn? Local economist says don't worry

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Since Meng Wanzhou’s arrest, fears of a trade war with China have increased and the Dow has dropped several hundred points. Many economists now expect a downturn in the coming year, including experts at JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Credits

Guest:
Chris Thornberg - Founding Partner at Beacon Economics LLC

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Caitlin Plummer