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Are we heading for a global recession?

Geoff Riley

19th August 2019

Ben Chu reports for Newsnight on the risks of a global economic recession with a follow up discussion with Professor Joseph Stiglitz.

Escalating trade tensions, softening growth in China and rising policy and political uncertainty in Europe are just some of the fragilities. The inverted yield curve makes an appearance.

Do policy-makers have the monetary and fiscal policy tools to help prevent a broader downturn as the downside risks appear to magnify?

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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