Survey of economists shows more pessimism about recession

Clubs and Organizations

August 19, 2019


Thirty-four percent of economists polled by the National Association for Business Economics expect recession to hit in 2021 — up from 25% in a survey in February. About 2% of the economists polled expect a recession to begin this year and 38% see one coming in 2020, according to the new survey, being released Aug. 19. Concerns include that President Donald Trump’s tariffs could slow the economy while higher