Chris Thornberg

Founding Partner at Beacon Economics LLC

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Chris Thornberg on KCRW

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

Lost jobs and wages: COVID-19 exposes wealth gap in US

“Eighty percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.

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President Donald Trump took credit for a strong economy today, in his speech after the Senate acquitted him in his impeachment trial: “If we didn’t win, the stock market would’ve…

Why does the economy feel so bad when it sounds so good?

President Donald Trump took credit for a strong economy today, in his speech after the Senate acquitted him in his impeachment trial: “If we didn’t win, the stock market would’ve…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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