Trump’s Deficit Economy

Aug 9, 2019

Economists have repeatedly tried to explain to Donald Trump that trade agreements may affect which countries the US buys from and sells to, but not the magnitude of the overall deficit. But, as usual, Trump believes what he wants to believes, leaving those who can least afford it to pay the price.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/trump-trade-and-fiscal-deficits-by-joseph-e-stiglitz-2019-08?utm_source=Project+Syndicate+Newsletter&utm_campaign=1dcc6b9368-sunday_newsletter_11_8_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_73bad5b7d8-1dcc6b9368-106440339&mc_cid=1dcc6b9368&mc_eid=4ddf8a88ec