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Articles by Desmond Lachman (page 3)

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.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
January 16, 2020 5:43 am

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Challenge

He seems intent on leading his country toward the worst-case scenario.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
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.
Desmond Lachman
November 25, 2019 5:41 am

China’s Economic Clay Feet

How I Learned to Stop Worrying about the Chinese Behemoth
Desmond Lachman
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?
Desmond Lachman