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Articles by Desmond Lachman
March 5, 2020 5:34 am
If Italy Gets Sick, the Whole World Catches a Cold
As coronavirus ravages Italy, the chances of a global economic downturn grow.
February 26, 2020 5:22 am
Donald Trump’s Broken Trade Promises
It doesn’t appear the Trump administration knows how to shrink the trade deficit even if it wanted to.
February 10, 2020 5:22 am
Europe Is Out of Economic Ammunition
The continent’s four biggest economies are all teetering. When they fall, they could take the world with them.
February 4, 2020 5:39 am
No, the Coronavirus Is Not Good for the Economy
Despite what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may hope or believe, global epidemics are bad for everyone.
January 29, 2020 5:21 am
This Too Shall Crash
Before President Trump stakes his reelection on the economy, he should remember the warnings of Professor Hyman Minsky.
January 16, 2020 5:43 am
Boris Johnson’s Brexit Challenge
He seems intent on leading his country toward the worst-case scenario.
January 6, 2020 5:25 am
The 2020 Economy Could Be Bad for Trump… And the Rest of Us
As signs of a global recession threaten the president’s reelection, the administration seems blissfully unaware.
December 23, 2019 5:43 am
Meet the New Trade War, Same as the Old Trade War
The Trump administration threatens tariffs on European goods, because it worked so well with China.
November 25, 2019 5:41 am
China’s Economic Clay Feet
How I Learned to Stop Worrying about the Chinese Behemoth
October 31, 2019 5:50 am
Does the U.S. Have Ammunition to Fight the Next Recession?
Or will we repeat the mistakes of 2009?