Business economists

WASHINGTON | US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs

WASHINGTON — The economy should grow at a healthy pace this year and next, though the Trump administration’s trade policy will likely act as a drag, a group of business economists said. Growth should reach 2.9 percent this year, according to a survey of 51 economists by the National Association for Business Economics, released Monday. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs

DETROIT  | Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

DETROIT  — Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their … Continue reading DETROIT  | Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

WASHINGTON | Business economists worry about possible recession in 2020

WASHINGTON —A group of top business economists believes the major tax cuts President Donald Trump pushed through Congress will give a significant boost to economic growth this year and next year. But they worry that by 2020, the country could be entering a new recession. The National Association for Business Economics says in its latest … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Business economists worry about possible recession in 2020