Chris Thornberg

Founding Partner at Beacon Economics LLC

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Chris Thornberg on KCRW

Since Meng Wanzhou’s arrest, fears of a trade war with China have increased and the Dow has dropped several hundred points.

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

Since Meng Wanzhou’s arrest, fears of a trade war with China have increased and the Dow has dropped several hundred points.

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President Trump today slapped $50-60 billion worth of new tariffs on China.

As Trump imposes big tariffs on China, who gets hurt more?

President Trump today slapped $50-60 billion worth of new tariffs on China.

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Big businesses in L.A. will raise their minimum wage from $10.50 to $12 an hour this Saturday.

Does raising the minimum wage help or hurt low-skilled workers?

Big businesses in L.A. will raise their minimum wage from $10.50 to $12 an hour this Saturday.

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