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UA Economist Says Tariffs, Less Global Coordination Hurting Efforts To Avoid Recession

FAYETTEVILLE (TB&P) — University of Arkansas Walton College of Business economist Mervin Jebaraj said that the lack of global coordination among world...
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FAYETTEVILLE (TB&P) — University of Arkansas Walton College of Business economist Mervin Jebaraj said that the lack of global coordination among world leaders isn’t helping efforts to avoid a U.S. or worldwide recession.

He also contends that it is nearly impossible for U.S. business interests to quickly find new suppliers outside of China after decades of building long-term relationships.

UA Economist Says Tariffs, Less Global Coordination Hurting Efforts To Avoid Recession

“If you look at our major trading partners, people that matter in the global economy, a lot of these different countries are headed for a recession,” he said.

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