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11 Feb. 2020 | Comments (0)
The threat of trade wars has receded, but the coronavirus outbreak has added a new level of uncertainty to the global economic outlook. Will its effects be temporary, short term or beyond? Will its impact on China, the world’s second largest economy, reverberate across the globe?
“Generally, the history of prior shocks has led to significant short-term effects, but no long-lasting impact,” says Bart van Ark, The Conference Board’s Global Chief Economist. Will this outbreak be different? In this timely podcast, Ataman Ozyildirim, Senior Director, Economics & Global Research Chair, chats with a panel of experts at The Conference Board, including: Bart van Ark, Chief Economist; Yuan Gao, Senior Economist at the China Center; Jun Tan, Associate Economist; Lynn Franco, Senior Director, Economic Indicators.